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nonprofits

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Obama pledges $160M to develop 'Smart Cities' apps

The Obama administration earmarks $160 million to help entrepreneurs, civic leaders and nonprofits work together to develop apps to tackle issues like traffic congestion and crime.

By September 14, 2015

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Google pledges funding for 3D-printed prosthetics, other aid technology

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.

By May 27, 2015

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Facebook's donate button helps nonprofits -- and Facebook

The social network encourages giving with a new button, but it's not an entirely altruistic endeavor.

By December 16, 2013

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Microsoft offers free versions of Office 365 to nonprofits

As part of its "Technology for Good" program, the software giant donates its cloud-based Office service to all qualifying organizations.

By September 10, 2013

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Stolen computers arrive back at nonprofit -- with apology note

Burglars break into the San Bernardino County Sexual Assault Services office and steal PCs and a laptop. Then they seem to realize whose they are. So they break in again.

By August 8, 2013

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Y Combinator's first nonprofit aims to crowdfund health care

Watsi is hoping to use a Kickstarter model to help fund crucial medical cases around the world. Thirteen health care institutions are using Watsi already.

By March 26, 2013

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Google grants $23M to nonprofits in new award program

The funds go to will go to philanthropic organizations tackling big global programs using novel applications of technology.

By December 4, 2012

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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 February 28, 2014

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"Kony 2012" viral video stirs controversy

YouTube video produced by Invisible Children sparks awareness and criticism over activism in Africa.

By March 8, 2012

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Using social media to bring attention to nonprofits

Social media users have plenty of ways to bring attention to their favorite charities.

By June 24, 2012