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Poor IT skills 'hurt young jobless'

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A lack of computer skills could be damaging the career chances of young people, the Prince's Trust charity warns....
Poor IT skills 'hurt young jobless'

If this gets to the front page we will put a reddit logo on our car driving from Ireland to Mongolia for charity.

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If this gets to the front page we will put a reddit logo on our car driving from Ireland to Mongolia for charity.
Oh hey, a solution to the Facebook Page drama! That was fast

Even At A Party, Square CEO Jack Dorsey Is Working

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We spotted Square CEO Jack Dorsey Thursday night at a San Francisco fundraiser thrown by actress Eliza Dushku and blogger Ben Parr for ThriveGulu, a charity which helps victims of the Ugandan civil war. Dorsey is also the executive chairman of Twitter, and he's described his work schedule as...
Even At A Party, Square CEO Jack Dorsey Is Working

Get a 12-game indie bundle for $5.99

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Actually, you can set your price for the Indie Gala V collection, but paying at least six bucks nets you the full dozen games -- and supports charity. [Read more]...
Get a 12-game indie bundle for $5.99

Check-In For Charity During SXSW With CauseWorld And TechCrunch http://tcrn.ch/dlS8yT

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Check-In For Charity During SXSW With CauseWorld And TechCrunch http://tcrn.ch/dlS8yT
PandoMonthly with Tony Hsieh Post-Event Recap

Visit kiva.org/free To Microlend $1 Million of Reid Hoffman’s Money

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Today you can help someone escape poverty by trying out microlending platform Kiva, and it won’t cost you a dime. Go to kiva.org/free where Reid Hoffman has put up $1 million of his money to let 40,000 people give $25 microloans to help those in need start farms and general...
Visit kiva.org/free To Microlend $1 Million of Reid Hoffman’s Money
A Tour Of Charity: Water, A Startup Trying To Make Sure Everyone Has Access To Clean Water

Co-founder of charity fundraising site Raise5 will dance in a bear suit for your Valentine

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File this under “eating your own dog food”, or in this case, bear food. The co-founder of Raise5, a charity fundraising site that lets people offer up any product or service in return for a $5 donation to their charity of choice, is offering to sing any song to your...
Co-founder of charity fundraising site Raise5 will dance in a bear suit for your Valentine

The Weekly Good: Here's How $7 Can Help Change The World

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[Editor's Note: This is a weekly series. If your company is doing something amazing to help a charitable cause or doing some good in your community, please reach out.] What if just by buying a t-shirt that spreads a message for a charitable cause, you could help fund that cause?...
The Weekly Good: Here's How $7 Can Help Change The World

Humble Bundle returns with five pay-what-you-want games for Android, Mac, Windows and Linux

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So let us get this right. You can pay what you want, and get another stack of games for your Android -- or, indeed Mac, Windows or Linux machine? And help charity? And this is actually proving very popular? Yes, Fieldrunners, Bit.Trip Beat, Uplink and SpaceChem, are the latest...
Humble Bundle returns with five pay-what-you-want games for Android, Mac, Windows and Linux

Donate Your Facebook cover photo & timeline to save a homeless pet

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As many as four million pets a year are euthanized simply because they don’t have a place to call home. This saddening fact is exactly why a new initiative has been created by GolinHarris for PetSmart Charities, which poses an interesting take on how we can use our Facebook cover photos...
Donate Your Facebook cover photo & timeline to save a homeless pet

Oops! I Left My iPad on the Plane

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Associated Press Don’t forget that iPad when you leave the plane. In the rush to exit the plane, many airline passengers are leaving their tablets and e-readers behind. So how do you get it back? The first step is to call the airline because after about 30 days they...
Oops! I Left My iPad on the Plane

Microsoft Creates Crowdfunding Campaign So You Don't Have to Buy Your Own Damn Computer

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This could be yours, college kids! If you think the products on Kickstarter were terrible, just wait until you see how Microsoft completely ruined (disrupted?) the crowdsourcing paradigm. Introducing Chip In, a program from the computer giant that lets college students amass donations from people that go toward the purchase of...
Microsoft Creates Crowdfunding Campaign So You Don't Have to Buy Your Own Damn Computer

JustGiving just made it a whole lot easier to donate cash from your phone

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JustGiving, the online platform for donating to charities, has simplified the process for giving cash from a mobile phone  in the hope that it will encourage future repeat donations. The new ‘one-touch’ donation process was announced by the London-based company on Thursday. Lee Marshall, Product Manager at Just Giving, said...
JustGiving just made it a whole lot easier to donate cash from your phone

Ending Slavery: The Billionaire's Club Innovations

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Australia's Andrew Forrest Gets Help From Bill Gates, Richard Branson Australia's richest man, Andrew Forrest, has long been committed to ending worldwide slavery, and he recently gained some sage advice and a few dollars from fellow billionaire, Bill Gates. Find a way to quantify slavery, Gates posited, while pledging...
Ending Slavery: The Billionaire's Club Innovations

LivePerson Offers $10K Grant to Charity in Exchange for a CTO

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The 21st result in Google Images for "live person." LivePerson, a New York company that powers customer service on the web, is apparently in need of a Chief Technology Officer. A rare breed indeed, it can be difficult to persuade a CTO to join your company. But LivePerson is making...
LivePerson Offers $10K Grant to Charity in Exchange for a CTO

SXSW’s Biggest Star: “Cowboy Todd”

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While I can’t be at SXSW in-person this year, I’m sending a proxy.  Literally. If you are headed to Austin, allow me to introduce you to … “Cowboy Todd.” Inspired and designed by my friend David Alston and his crew at Radian6, this 6–foot tall cut-out will be making the...
SXSW’s Biggest Star: “Cowboy Todd”

Witness Confident: can a street violence map encourage more victims to report crime?

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A new idea to report crime in London has been launched today by the charity Witness Confident. It uses witness accounts to map violent crime and sends reports to the Met. The Datablog looks at how this map can be used • Get the dataToday a new map of crime...
Witness Confident: can a street violence map encourage more victims to report crime?

You May Have Received An Email Last Night Saying Facebook Owes You $10 (FB)

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Many Facebook users received an email notice last night about a class action lawsuit against the company. This is the same email that went out to some Facebook users last week, but we wanted to mention it again in case there was any confusion. The suit says Facebook used users'...
You May Have Received An Email Last Night Saying Facebook Owes You $10 (FB)

Want A Meeting With Tim Cook? You Can Win One For Charity

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ChartityBuzz in conjunction with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights is auctioning off a coffee break with Apple CEO Tim Cook at his Cupertino office, a prize valued at $50,000. That’s right: if you have a great idea for the next Apple TV With Smellovision this...
Want A Meeting With Tim Cook? You Can Win One For Charity
More bad news for Vegas Tech Fund: Star company Romotive is moving to the Bay Area

Facebook Settles Lawsuit, Will Pay $10 Million To Charity

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Facebook is settling a lawsuit brought upon the social network giant for $10 million.  The settlement was reached last month but made public this weekend. Facebook declined to comment on Saturday. Reuters reports that the five victims alleged Facebook violated California law by publicizing their "likes" of certain advertisers on its...
Facebook Settles Lawsuit, Will Pay $10 Million To Charity
Tim Cook auctions off a coffee date at Apple HQ, proceeds go to charity

DRM-Free E-Books Makes Writers A Bundle of Cash

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A group of writers are quids in following an experiment to sell a bundle of DRM-free e-books. Sales of The Humble Bundle, which included works from authors Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman and the much-loved xkcd comic strip, have been anything but humble, with over 84,000 bundles sold, earning the authors...
DRM-Free E-Books Makes Writers A Bundle of Cash

Do Africa's start-ups need charity?

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Does charity still matter to Africa's tech sector?...
Do Africa's start-ups need charity?

Second 'sponsored stories' settlement attempted by Facebook

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Facebook has floated a proposal to replace the previously rejected offer to settle a class action suit accusing it of violating the rights of its users through the "sponsored stories" advertising feature. The new settlement removes provisions for $10 million for charity payouts, and replaces it with an option for...
Second 'sponsored stories' settlement attempted by Facebook

Bellbot will make happy sounds every time you get a new user

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I’m a big fan of simplicity, because it shouldn’t take rocket science to explain a service or product. One of the masters of simplicity is Philip Kaplan aka Pud, who has made some fun products that even your mom can understand. One of his most recent creations, TinyLetter, allows people...
Bellbot will make happy sounds every time you get a new user

African Continent seen in Coffee Cup: http://bit.ly/cDsJ6R [eBay for Charity!]

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African Continent seen in Coffee Cup: http://bit.ly/cDsJ6R [eBay for Charity!]
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