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Google.org $40 million in grants includes antislavery groups

Organizations that work to educate people about slavery and put an end to the practice are among recipients of Google's largesse.

By December 19, 2011

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Google.org's human aims could be good business

Philanthropic concerns drive Google.org, but breakthroughs discovered in the name of good can present business opportunities.

By January 28, 2011

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Google.org unveils deforestation monitor

Satellite imagery data processor unveiled at climate summit in Copenhagen could provide means to curbing detrimental deforestation.

By December 10, 2009

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Google.org exec leaves to tackle urgent threats

This post initially mischaracterized Google.org. It is the philanthropic arm of the company.

By April 15, 2009

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Google.org exec leaves to tackle urgent threats

Dr. Larry Brilliant is leaving the search giant's philanthropic arm for the Skoll Urgent Threats Fund to tackle nuclear proliferation, water shortages, and other issues.

By April 14, 2009

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Dr. Brilliant to leave Google.org's helm

The executive director of Google's philanthropic unit is stepping down to become Google's chief philanthropy evangelist.

By February 23, 2009

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Google.org issues $14.8 million in disease prevention grants

Google.org announces $14.8 million in grants aimed at preventing disease outbreaks in Southeast Asia and Africa.

By October 21, 2008

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Google's Megan Smith named new US technology chief

Smith, a former vice president at Google X, is heading to Washington to help the Obama administration navigate the terrain at the intersection of tech and government.

By September 4, 2014

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US looking to Google's Megan Smith to be chief tech officer?

As the search for the country's new CTO gets under way, one report says the choice could be the vice president of Google X.

By August 28, 2014

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Smart glasses for the blind and mosquito tracker compete for Google backing

Ten contenders enter the Google Impact Challenge, proposing new technology that will help people around the world.

By July 31, 2014