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Man runs 3,237 miles in name of Bitcoin and homelessness

Homeless advocate and Bitcoin evangelist Jason King runs across America to bring attention to how the open nature of virtual currencies can help solve poverty. And, he's just about to cross the finish line.

By Jun. 6, 2014

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iPhone scammers allegedly use homeless to profit in Apple stores

In a scheme designed to prey on the poor and defenseless, scammers working in a Colorado Apple store persuade them to sign up for phones in exchange for cash. The phones are resold. The contracts, however, belong to the disadvantaged.

By Apr. 27, 2014

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Father Bob turns to crowdfunding to help the homeless

Outspoken Catholic priest and advocate for the homeless Father Bob Maguire has launched a Pozible campaign for his Father Bob Foundation.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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Tech doing good? SF tackles homelessness with smartphones

At a time when San Francisco is under fire for being too "techie," some local nonprofits have teamed up with a leading enterprise-technology company to try to show the tech industry's philanthropic side.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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Your latest trend, kids: Selfies with homeless people

The SelfiesWithHomelessPeople Tumblr feed makes the SelfiesAtFunerals feed seem like art.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Former homeless man finds success in the speaker business

Kevin Nelson was living on the street, but that only temporarily took him off track from his real goal: designing and building speakers.

By Jan. 25, 2014

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Homeless man learns to code, launches app

After receiving coding lessons from a helpful Samaritan, a homeless man in New York launches Trees for Cars, a new carpooling app with a focus on saving the environment.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Man mobbed by homeless he'd hired to stand in iPhone queue

There were scenes of pandemonium outside the Pasadena Apple Store in the US when the iPhone 5S and 5C launched.

By Sep. 21, 2013

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The other side of the iPhone line: Homeless people left unpaid

Outside the Pasadena Apple store, some homeless people claim a businessman failed to pay them for standing in line on his behalf.

By Sep. 20, 2013

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Homeless man charges cell phone in park, jailed

A man in Sarasota, Fla., ends up in jail after being found at a public picnic shelter charging his cell phone.

By Nov. 13, 2012