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Mark Zuckerberg co-sponsors $33M prize to extend human life

Backed by tech luminaries, the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, a $3 million reward, is being presented to 11 different scientists for their efforts to cure diseases.

By Feb. 20, 2013


GM sponsors connected car hackathon ahead of CES 2013

At the AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon this weekend, GM will sponsor the Connected Car Challenge, encouraging developers to build apps useful in the car.

By Jan. 3, 2013


Dish sponsors Daytona race car, zips past TV ad ban on Hopper

Dish's Hopper product lets TV watchers skip the ads -- so the networks have in turn been declining to run ads for the Hopper. But when Fox shows the Daytona 500 on Sunday, the Dish logo will race around that obstacle.

By Feb. 23, 2013


Microsoft sponsors new Web font standard

The software colossus signs up to sponsor standardization of the Web Open Font Format technology. Support in IE9 looks likely.

By Apr. 20, 2010


PhotoShelter sponsors awards

PhotoShelter ran their own Elevation 2008 competition, sponsored the New York Photo Awards, and is a sponsor of the upcoming Exposure competition.

By May. 13, 2008


Ep. 993: Viagra sponsors orbit mission

We are almost done talking about the Pre and iPhone, but not quite. We do talk about the Nokia N91 and Qik streaming on all Nokia phones. Twitter may be dead or at least hibernating. Wolfram Alpha gets a little smarter, the iPhone knows if you're going to get sick, plus some E3 roundup news. Also, a new inflatable tube could send you to space and the Pleo is not extinct after all.

By Jun. 12, 2009


Sony sponsors soccer

By May. 20, 2007


Amazon sponsors round 2 of OLPC program

This year's Give One, Get One program for the One Laptop Per Child Foundation is being handled through Amazon.com, which is running TV commercials to promote awareness (and sales).

By Dec. 2, 2008


Ford sponsors MIT energy fellows

Automaker first to join MIT Energy Initiative, a group focused on using technology to solve global energy problems.

By Oct. 4, 2007