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.
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.
The social network encourages giving with a new button, but it's not an entirely altruistic endeavor.
As part of its "Technology for Good" program, the software giant donates its cloud-based Office service to all qualifying organizations.
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.
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.
The funds go to will go to philanthropic organizations tackling big global programs using novel applications of technology.
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.
YouTube video produced by Invisible Children sparks awareness and criticism over activism in Africa.
Social media users have plenty of ways to bring attention to their favorite charities.