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Best charity and volunteering apps for iPhone, Android and Nokia

If you're expecting a visit from Krampus, Santa's mate who punishes the bad kids, we've made it easy to raise your goodness rating with new smart phone apps.

By Dec. 20, 2010

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Why can't I: Book volunteering opportunities online?

In the US you can arrange to volunteer from the comfort of your desk, without needing to chase up organisations on the phone. When is the UK going to be the same?

By Jun. 29, 2006

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Google Map Maker expands to more corners of Europe

Residents of Greece, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, and Slovenia now can make their own contributions to Google Maps and Google Earth.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Software engineers think they're amazingly great, study says

In research performed by Chef, 91 percent of software engineers think they're the most valued employees at their company. It makes one wonder about the other 9 percent.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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Disabled gamer: The inspirational story of Keith 'Aieron' Knight

A filmmaker, browsing Reddit, reads about a popular League of Legends disabled gamer and creates a Kickstarter-funded documentary about him.

By Sep. 25, 2013

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Sparked: Volunteer work, right in your cubicle

Sparked, a recently rebranded version of The Extraordinaries, crowdsources volunteer work so employees can contribute to causes right from the office.

By Jun. 3, 2011

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Oversight: Crowdsourcing the NSA's surveillance programs

Geek comedian Tom Scott imagines citizen volunteers accessing the real-time data store of spy agencies to help keep the country safe.

By Aug. 6, 2013

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The People's Hyperloop: Redditors rally for Musk's vision

A new Subreddit is organizing an effort to put a Hyperloop on the California ballot. "It will be our generation's Hoover Dam," one enthusiastic Redditor says.

By Aug. 13, 2013

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Obama, Romney launch campaign-enhancing iOS apps

How important is technology in a presidential campaign these days? Look no further than President Obama's Obama for America app and Mitt Romney's Mitt's VP app, both for iOS.

By Jul. 31, 2012

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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 Dec. 4, 2012