Organizations that work to educate people about slavery and put an end to the practice are among recipients of Google's largesse.
Satellite imagery data processor unveiled at climate summit in Copenhagen could provide means to curbing detrimental deforestation.
This post initially mischaracterized Google.org. It is the philanthropic arm of the company.
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.
Google.org announces $14.8 million in grants aimed at preventing disease outbreaks in Southeast Asia and Africa.
Creating a Person Finder and Relief Map, the Web giant looks to help people find loved ones, along with food and shelter, in the aftermath of the devastating natural disaster.
Microsoft's chairman says Google is just doing its core thing with its balloon-powered Internet access project, but it won't do much help to people suffering from malaria.
As people go online to keep tabs on Hurricane Sandy, news outlets including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are responding by making their content free, for a while.
Vaccines; crowdsourcing apps to report your symptoms; calling a doc instead of going to the hospital.... Individuals benefit, yes, but the masses even more so.
The company's search and maps products will include the alerts for nearby users who may be able to help.