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Organizations that work to educate people about slavery and put an end to the practice are among recipients of Google's largesse.
Philanthropic concerns drive Google.org, but breakthroughs discovered in the name of good can present business opportunities.
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.
The executive director of Google's philanthropic unit is stepping down to become Google's chief philanthropy evangelist.
Google.org announces $14.8 million in grants aimed at preventing disease outbreaks in Southeast Asia and Africa.
It launches a $20 million fund for nonprofits whose emerging tech could help make people living with disabilities become more independent. The first bit goes toward low-cost prosthetics and auditory therapy.
Some of the biggest technology companies offer ways to help the survivors of Saturday's earthquake.
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.