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Tech to connect volunteers

April is National Volunteer Month. If you’re looking to lend a hand in your community, but don’t know how to get started, look no further than your mobile device. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some apps and Web sites designed to connect people with volunteer opportunities.

By April 1, 2014

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LinkedIn finds new purpose with volunteer hub

The company hopes to do for the nonprofit sector what it's already done for the business world.

By January 15, 2014

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Need 70 days off your feet? NASA pays volunteers $18K to lie in bed

Bed rest study aims to simulate possible bone and muscle atrophy astronauts might experience during long space missions. Hopefully NASA will provide participants with lots of DVDs.

By September 20, 2013

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TechProbe: HP Elitepad volunteers wanted

Looking for a chance to test drive the HP Elitepad Windows 8 Pro tablet for CNET Australia's TechProbe? We need a few special people to take one for a spin.

By May 28, 2013

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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Meet the teen aiming to breathe life into global IT education

Western IT education is broken. One 16-year-old British high-school student is taking on the UK government at its own game -- one it should be winning.

By April 23, 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 April 14, 2014

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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 February 20, 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 September 25, 2013