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Zuckerbergs second-most generous donors of 2012

The Facebook chief executive and his wife of nine months made one giant donation at the end of 2012. The gift was big enough to put them atop the list of most generous donors.

By February 11, 2013

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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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Homeless, wearing GoPros, capture 'life as it is rarely seen'

A San Francisco project outfits homeless volunteers with personal camera rigs for shooting first-person footage of daily life. "The goal is to build empathy," Homeless GoPro says.

By September 16, 2014

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Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

By August 27, 2014

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$20 Ultraviolet dongle on the way -- but will anyone buy it?

A new HDMI dongle aims to make it easier for Ultraviolet users to access their digital lockers -- but is it really bringing anything new to the table?

By August 6, 2014

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Get in the Game of Thrones (and get killed) for just $20K

George R.R. Martin is raising money for charities including an incredible New Mexico wolf sanctuary, and the top incentive involves your grisly death in an upcoming "A Song of Ice and Fire" novel.

By June 5, 2014

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Facebook's 'life saving' organ donor tool spreads to Asia

Japan and South Korea are the newest members to the social network's organ donor country list, adding a combined 22 million users to potentially sign-up as donors.

By September 4, 2012

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Running for office? Target your Victory

Need help raising funds for a political cause? Victory Events will help fill your campaign chest.

By April 23, 2014

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Kickstarter project offers refund if Facebook buys it for $2 billion

Echoing some people's disappointment with Oculus, a game called Terribands reassures those who might worry it will sell out for a fortune. On the other hand, it also admits it's "a terrible game with a terrible name."

By April 7, 2014

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OKCupid pulls Firefox boycott letter

Firefox users are no longer being urged to boycott the browser after OKCupid protested the anti-gay views expressed by Mozilla's new CEO.

By April 2, 2014