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kiva.org

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Kiva.org partners with Dermalogica on microloans for women

Kiva's latest campaign, FITE, specifically targets female entrepreneurs. Kiva hopes it also sets a precedent for an open microlending platform.

By January 6, 2011

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To infinity and beyond, on a party cruise

Meet the Summit at Sea conference, a wildly energetic melange of TED and Burning Man, where entrepreneurs from tech and other fields were encouraged to put their talent toward the greater good--and party hard in the process.

By April 13, 2011

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Goalmine lets you give the gift of mutual funds (podcast)

Goalmine.com enables users to purchase mutual funds as a gift for as little as $25 plus a $2.95 fulfillment fee. Larry Magid talks with its co-founder about the service.

By December 17, 2010

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Microlending site now pays 5 percent

Microplace.com now has microloans that pay investors 5 percent so you can do good and do well at the same time. Funds help low-income entrepreneurs in developing countries.

By February 17, 2009

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Daily Tidbits: Alloy adds Takkle to 'Teen' Network

Takkle tool helps high school athletes create player and team profiles. Also: iWidgets adds funding and Facebook app NetworkedBlogs reaches 700,000 installs.

By February 4, 2009

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Execs see technology as economic equalizer

Intel's chairman Craig Barrett and Cisco CEO John Chambers see tech as the key to eliminating poverty throughout the world.

By January 9, 2009

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At microloan sites, the new college try

Social networking comes to student loans via start-ups GreenNote and Fynanz, which aim to help defray tuition a few dollars at a time.

By June 2, 2008

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CNET Live: March 20, 2008

Tom discusses his loan to a Cambodian pig farmer with Kiva.org, and Brian shows off a hot, tiny lightbulb.

March 24, 2008

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How to green your life

Eco-perfection is impossible, but these tools can help to shrink a carbon footprint, inch by inch.

By April 21, 2008

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CNET Live - Episode 46

We get practical jokes, world philanthropy, and multiple monitors all packed into one episode.

By March 20, 2008