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Make-a-Wish Foundation

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Make-A-Wish to turn San Francisco into Gotham for Batkid

A young boy fighting leukemia will get his wish to be Batkid, and the citizens of San Francisco are being called upon to help.

By November 4, 2013

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Hellboy returns for the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Ron Perlman has donned the Hellboy mantle once more — to grant the wish of a six-year-old boy with leukaemia.

By July 9, 2012

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Batkid busy saving San Francisco in epic fashion

Batkid is taking to the streets of Gotham City on Friday with an assist from Batman, the superheroes at the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and hordes of his San Francisco fans.

By November 15, 2013

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Wikipedia considering joining SOPA blackout protest

Although the Wikimedia Foundation has yet to make a formal decision, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has written that he's "in favor" of joining Reddit and other Web sites in shutting down on Wednesday to protest the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act. A decision should be made by Tuesday.

By January 13, 2012

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LibreOffice makes its case as open source alternative to MS Office

Newest release of open source suite comes as LibreOffice now claims 80 million active users around the world.

By July 30, 2014

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Buzz Out Loud 1558: Dish and Blockbuster: meh? (Podcast)

Dish and Blockbuster announce their Netflix-killing movie delivery and streaming plan, but it's kind of a letdown unless you're a really happy Dish subscriber. HP puts Meg Whitman in charge and boots Leo Apotheker, which no one seems all that happy about except maybe HP's wildly dysfunctional board. The entire foundation of the world and physics is rocked by the possibility of particles that can travel faster than light, but mostly, you just wish we could go back in time and un-announce that the show's going weekly. Hey, but bonus show Monday! See you then!

By September 23, 2011

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'Batkid Rises': Watch the unofficial movie trailer

The meme continues with a video tribute to Gotham's smallest hero.

By November 21, 2013

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Read Steve Ballmer's resignation letter from Microsoft board

Saying "I bleed Microsoft," the onetime CEO makes a full break from Microsoft after more than three decades. Plus: Satya Nadella's response.

By August 19, 2014

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Caine's Arcade, five months later

Remember Caine Monroy, the nine-year-old boy who built a cardboard arcade in his dad's shop? Five months later, Caine has inspired kids around the world.

By September 13, 2012

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Don't miss Lando Calrissian singing in a 'Star Wars' cantina

In the name of charity and geekdom, one of the smoothest operators around makes a musical return to a galaxy far, far away. Bonus: bunches of "Star Wars" character and celebrity cameos.

By July 15, 2013