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CD Baby pays more than $300 million to artists

http://www.hypebot.com/hypebot/2013/09/cd-baby-milestone-300-million-paid-out-to-artists.html Direct-to-fan music distribution service CD Baby has paid its musicians more that $300 million since it first opened shop in 1997,…

For the Makers creates monthly boxes for DIY crafters

For the Makers is part of a new trend of DIY boxes that allow would-be makers to try their hand at creating crafts and accessories. The New York-based company launched out of private beta in December and has deals with Anthropologie and Gilt City.

3D printers and 10 more gifts for the DIY set

For those friend sof yours who are always knee-deep in robotics or waiting for their Raspberry Pi mini-computer to ship, we’ve consulted with a few experts and come up with some fun kits and toys that might make their holidays. See if anything strikes your fancy.

How to cash in on creativity: Snapguide grabs $5M round

Creativity apps on Apple’s iOS platform aren’t just a consumer fad — investors want in too. Snapguide, an iPhone app that lets anyone create an easy how-to guide with their phone, snapped up a $5 million investment round earlier this month.