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Hackstar Academy opens up 10-week training course in programming for women only

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I’m a big fan of learning how to do something in a “crash course” type setting. You’re surrounded by other people like you who are getting their start, as well as smart teachers and mentors to see you through the whole way. Back in March I visited a group called...
Hackstar Academy opens up 10-week training course in programming for women only

The Libertarian Party Now Accepts Political Donations in Bitcoin

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Right, Bitcoin, it’s not doing well at the moment, shedding valuation at a precipitous rate. Bitcoin peaked recently at $266 per unit, and now rests comfortably below the $100 mark. The sudden rise in the profile of Bitcoin, however, has brought out the usual suspects on the hunt for cash:...
The Libertarian Party Now Accepts Political Donations in Bitcoin

Want to Draw Your Own Video Games? There's an App for That, and It's Now Accepting Donations.

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Readers who are nostalgic for the “good ol’ days” of video games may have heard about Pixel Press around the web last week. The in-development app, which lets users make their own platformer games by hand-drawing them on a special paper grid — no code required — is now live...
Want to Draw Your Own Video Games? There's an App for That, and It's Now Accepting Donations.

Geeks Give Back: Who will win the Vittana challenge at the GeekWire Gala?

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We’re gearing up for the geekiest holiday bash of the season, with more than 700 expected at McCaw Hall for Thursday’s huge GeekWire Gala. And while we’ll raise a toast to an exciting year in technology, and honor some of the most important newsmakers of the year, this event is extra...
Geeks Give Back: Who will win the Vittana challenge at the GeekWire Gala?

Swedish Pirate Party Sues Banks For 'Discriminating' Against Wikileaks

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Earlier this year, we noted that a court in Iceland had ordered Visa to start accepting donations to Wikileaks again. There's been some cat and mouse games as the various payment processors, under pressure from US officials, cut off the site a while back. The latest, however is that the...
Swedish Pirate Party Sues Banks For 'Discriminating' Against Wikileaks

Tornadoes in America: The Oklahoma Disaster in Context

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Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee A massive and powerful tornado hit Moore, Oklahoma this afternoon, causing widespread destruction, including at least 51 deaths. It's the deadliest tornado since 2011, and one of the worst in the last 20 years. Moore has a deep and tragic tornado legacy. The town could probably...
Tornadoes in America: The Oklahoma Disaster in Context

Devops and donors: How the Obama campaign built its fundraising platform

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Just as the Christmas rush season puts a strain on Amazon today, or how Mother’s Day inundated the phone company last century, political fundraising requires maximum effort for a relatively short amount of time and failure isn’t an option. At least that’s the message behind Kyle Rush’s post on how...
Devops and donors: How the Obama campaign built its fundraising platform

WePay Raises $10 Million To Scale Its Online Payment Platform

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Online payment platform WePay just announced that it has raised $10 million in a new financing round. This round was led by Ignition Partners. Two of the company’s existing investors, Highland Capital Partners and August Capital also participated in this round. WePay, which bills itself as the “anti-PayPal,” is a...
WePay Raises $10 Million To Scale Its Online Payment Platform
Reddit Is Getting A Dwolla and Stripe-Powered Fundraising Button

Apple's iTunes now accepting donations for hurricane relief

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The iTunes Store now features a section, accessible from the main page, that accepts donations to help with relief efforts on behalf of victims of hurricane Sandy. Apple has traditionally opened a page for Red Cross donations after disasters, and this one has preset amount options ranging from $5 up...
Apple's iTunes now accepting donations for hurricane relief

Obama Campaign Will Start Accepting Donations By Text

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Although aid relief agencies often take donations via text message, the Obama campaign is the first U.S. campaign to allow people to pitch in small donations via SMS. The Obama campaign is close to an agreement with Verizon, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, and T-Mobile to enable the service this week, and...
Obama Campaign Will Start Accepting Donations By Text
WikiLeaks calls for donations, dares Visa/MasterCard to shut them down

iTunes Store Now Accepting Donations for Superstorm Sandy Relief

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Apple has launched a new page on its iTunes Store allowing users to easily donate money to the American Red Cross toward Superstorm Sandy relief efforts. The donation page, which is accessible through the desktop iTunes Store as well as the iTunes and App Store apps on iOS, permits donations...
iTunes Store Now Accepting Donations for Superstorm Sandy Relief

Vertu TI now available in red or blue limited editions, only 1,000 of each made

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It's been almost half a year since Vertu launched its first-ever Android phone, the TI, and now the company's decided to throw in a couple of limited editions to lure the big spenders. As pictured above, the new Vertu TI Colours collection is wrapped in either "Sunset Red" or...
Vertu TI now available in red or blue limited editions, only 1,000 of each made
Russian hacker battles with Apple to keep in-app purchase exploit alive

Reddit Starts Accepting Bitcoin for Reddit Gold Purchases Thanks To Partnership With Coinbase

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Bitcoin is an interesting space right now, it’s the “underground” digital money system that’s fueling some interesting growth and disruption in online payments. Coinbase is a “bitcoin wallet and platform” that lets merchants and consumers make transactions easily using bitcoin. The company scored a huge partnership today, as Reddit has...
Reddit Starts Accepting Bitcoin for Reddit Gold Purchases Thanks To Partnership With Coinbase
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Obama campaign to start accepting text message donations
iTunes now accepting donations for the American Red Cross Sandy relief efforts

Payvia Wins Exclusive Contract To Power SMS Donations In Obama For America Campaign

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Payvia, which just launched its new mobile payment platform for carrier billing this July, has been selected as the exclusive vendor to power the campaign contributions for Obama for America (OFA). This will allow supporters to send in donations to the campaign via text message, and those charges will later...
Payvia Wins Exclusive Contract To Power SMS Donations In Obama For America Campaign
YC's first non-profit seeks to bring medical care to everyone on the planet

With funds diminishing, WikiLeaks taps French payment gateway to reopen public donations

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WikiLeaks has announced that after nearly 2 years of fighting the banking blockades imposed by US giants VISA and MasterCard, it has found a way around the ban and is now accepting donations again through these means. Just to recap, WikiLeaks suspended all publishing operations last year, to concentrate all...
With funds diminishing, WikiLeaks taps French payment gateway to reopen public donations
WikiLeaks circumvents financial blockade with French bank account
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