Been meaning to tweet this one for a while. How crowdsourcing helped Haiti's relief efforts http://oreil.ly/aGm9kS Crowdflower rocks.
Agency DDB New York traveled to Haiti and gave a different voice to your Tweeted #firstworldproblems to raise awareness for the cause of clean water....
Former President Bill Clinton spoke Thursday on how the growing ubiquity of cell phones is dramatically changing lives throughout the world. In the final speech of the CTIA trade show in New Orleans, Clinton talked about how cell phones are enabling the first banking in Haiti, allowing people to detect...
How Facebook and an android phone made it possible to channel Haiti calls for help to rescuers: http://bit.ly/bS4JoX via @gnat
Today, April 15, is the due date for federal tax returns in the U.S. Now that everyone’s submitted their taxes in on time (we hope!) we wanted to take a look back at the last few months and tell the story of this year’s tax season through Google search.Spoiler alert...
Camera’s up here, Zuck. (Photo: Bloomberg News) What does it take to overshadow an Olympian? If you guessed “Be Mark Zuckerberg,” please collect your prize. Bloomberg News profiles Samyr Laine, who is headed to the London Olympics to represent Haiti in the triple jump. Heartwarming! But it’s not a news peg....
MIT Student Develops $3 Cutting-Edge Healing Device, Field Tested in Haiti @ Fast Company... No one really knows why, but for an open wound, simply applying suction dramatically speeds healing times. (The theory is that the negative pressure draws bacteria out, and encourages circulation.) But for almost everyone, that...
One of the great things about the web is choice. There’s a website out there for nearly everything, and sometimes there are many sites all dedicated to a single topic. But how can you find all the sites that are related to the subject that interests you? This week, we...
It has been well over a month since the devastating earthquake struck near the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, and while thousands of relief workers have flocked to the island, some of the efforts are still in the planning stage. Though innovative tech startups aren't the first thing that comes to...
Last week we added Haitian Kreyòl as a language to Google search. Visitors to our Haitian homepage can now use search in English, French and Kreyòl.Haitian Kreyòl is spoken by more than 10 million people in Haiti and in the Haitian diaspora in the Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic,...
Lessons From Haiti Will Aid Chile: #crisiscamp, Google tools, and more http://bit.ly/b80EvW Impressive (via @brady)
RT @kmazz: RT@casinclair Woman gives tax refund to #Haiti. Wins lottery right afterwards. Karma Boomerang http://tinyurl.com/yajhwtv
In the days after the Haiti earthquake last January, Google released high resolution satellite imagery of the destruction on the ground. Again, today the company is offering this same sort of imagery in the aftermath of a 6.9 earthquake in Qinghai, China. Sponsor The earthquake in Qinghai last Tuesday killed...
The result could determine how all intellectual property rights on social media are viewed. A judge in New York City has ruled that pictures taken by a freelance photographer and posted on his Twitter account were not available for use by news organizations. Daniel Morel, who had been working...
RT @casinclair "I'm speaking at SXSW on rebuilding Haiti (only panel on tech/design and Haiti) - http://my.sxsw.com/events/event/7681"
@rachelannyes you might be interested in an app used to help translate in Haiti http://twitter.com/jhaynie/status/8043791080
Google today launched a person finder to quickly connect those looking for missing people in Chile and those who have information.The simple interface lets you choose between two options – “I’m looking for someone” and “I have information about someone”, then either query the database or enter new information....
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?