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Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile Hunker Down For Hurricane Sandy, AT&T Is Like "Whatevs"
The Weekly Good: ProBueno Lets You Offer Up Your Talents And Skills For Good
Yahoo's Homepage Isn't Raising Enough Money For Hurricane Sandy Relief, Let's All Step Up

DailyDirt: Helping People In Boston

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Apparently, the last mile of the Boston Marathon was dedicated to the Newtown shooting victims, so it seems that much more messed up that participants in the Boston Marathon may need some help due to senseless bombings. Below are just a few helpful links for anyone out there who might...
DailyDirt: Helping People In Boston

Post Hurricane Sandy, this non-profit organization is heading to NY to restore damaged photos

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Many New Yorkers have made their way back to normalcy since Hurricane Sandy first struck three months ago, but while some residents were lucky enough to simply lose power, some found themselves in life-threatening situations and later dealt with extreme property damage. Of course, buildings can be repaired over time, but...
Post Hurricane Sandy, this non-profit organization is heading to NY to restore damaged photos

Crowdtilt focuses on non-profits with new fundraising support, tax-deductible receipts, and lower costs

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Online group-funding campaign platform, Crowdtilt, has an update to its service. It has become certified to legally secure fundraisers for any registered  501(c)(3) organizations. And on top of that, starting today, it can issue tax-deductible receipts for donations to them. Services like Rally, Crowdrise, Kickstarter and others all offer a...
Crowdtilt focuses on non-profits with new fundraising support, tax-deductible receipts, and lower costs

Discovering pages “similar to” ones that you like

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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...
Discovering pages “similar to” ones that you like

Doing good with data: why Datakind is launching in the UK

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US organisation Datakind - which joins developers with charities - is starting up in the UK. Kaitlin Thaney explains why"If you don't have data, you're just another person with an opinion." - Benita Refson, Chief Executive at Place2BeYou don't have to look too far (or too hard, really) to spot...
Doing good with data: why Datakind is launching in the UK
Twitter Releases Numbers Related To Hurricane Sandy: More Than 20M Tweets Sent Between October 27th And November 1st

Twitter Throws Japan a Lifeline

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The natural disaster that struck Japan in March of 2011 came with serious consequences — nearly 16,000 fatalities and upward of 2,800 people unaccounted for, at last count. Since then, the government of Japan has worked on disaster preparedness contingency plans in case of another massive earthquake. The country may...
Twitter Throws Japan a Lifeline

Apple donates $2.5 million to Hurricane Sandy relief

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. We just got the following email via an Apple employee from Tim Cook showing that the Cupertino company is looking after those on the other coast of the US. Apple will donate $2.5M to the Red Cross to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims (myself included? still no power ConEd!) Apple,...
Apple donates $2.5 million to Hurricane Sandy relief

Google Glass: Orwellian Surveillance with Fluffier Branding

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Recently a Seattle bar has pre-emptively banned Google Glass from its premises, generating mixed reactions online, but also raising questions about whether they will present a privacy concern when used in public spaces. The 5 Point Café made its intentions clear with a post on its Facebook page that stated:...
Google Glass: Orwellian Surveillance with Fluffier Branding

The Weekly Good: Twitter Gives Back With #Tweet4Good, Here's The Behind The Scenes Look

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[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.] Before we start with this week’s edition of “The Weekly Good”, I want to let everyone know that our thoughts are with...
The Weekly Good: Twitter Gives Back With #Tweet4Good, Here's The Behind The Scenes Look

RT @BreakingNews: Red Cross confirms 'secret jail' in Bagram, Afghanistan - BBC http://bit.ly/cnVzS6

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RT @BreakingNews: Red Cross confirms 'secret jail' in Bagram, Afghanistan - BBC http://bit.ly/cnVzS6

Apple Gives $2.5 Million To Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts, Raises Additional "Millions" Via iTunes

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Apple is donating $2.5 million to Hurricane Sandy relief, according to an internal staff email obtained by 9t05Mac this morning. The lump sum donation is in addition to the company’s collection of monetary support from iTunes customers and Apple employees. Apple’s iTunes donations pass on 100 percent of their value...
Apple Gives $2.5 Million To Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts, Raises Additional "Millions" Via iTunes

Red Cross and URDB Break Record for Most SMS Donations in One Room - http://bit.ly/cR2RVL

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Red Cross and URDB Break Record for Most SMS Donations in One Room - http://bit.ly/cR2RVL

In wake of Boston tragedy, Google launches Person Finder

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As it has done for every major tragedy in the last three years, starting with the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Google has launched a Person Finder for Boston. One of the primary strains for those with friends and family in areas like today's Boston Marathon explosions is anxiety over...
In wake of Boston tragedy, Google launches Person Finder

Two-Cent Doughnuts Breed Decades Of Bad Blood: It's Not So Easy Going From Free To Paid

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One of the things we regularly hear from people who are apparently allergic to any business model that leverages free to make more money elsewhere, is that content creators have to change their business model, stop giving stuff away for free, and start charging. This is seen in lots of...
Two-Cent Doughnuts Breed Decades Of Bad Blood: It's Not So Easy Going From Free To Paid

Finding Inspiration In The Aurora Tragedy, By Helping Victims Through HopeMob

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I’ve gone through various stages of “connectedness” in my life. We all have. Some of you are so young that you’ve never known anything else and some of you remember the days when you only knew the local news and big events like going to the moon. Today, we no...
Finding Inspiration In The Aurora Tragedy, By Helping Victims Through HopeMob

MacRumors 2012 Blood Drive

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MacRumors is pleased to announce the third annual MacRumors Blood Drive, for the month of May 2012. We encourage forum members and site visitors to donate blood or platelets at any hospital or blood donation center in their city. We want to increase the number of life-saving donations by...
MacRumors 2012 Blood Drive
90 Seconds on The Verge: Boston, Microsoft, Dish
Red Cross Tornado App: What To Do When a Twister Touches Down

Gnip now pulls social data from Sina Weibo’s 300 million Chinese users

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Only a few months after becoming the first authorized reseller of tweets, Boudler-based Gnip has announced today that it is adding social data from China’s Sina Weibo microblogging service. The company, which promises that its customers will never miss a tweet, comment, post or like again, is touting SW’s 300...
Gnip now pulls social data from Sina Weibo’s 300 million Chinese users

RIAA Claims Music Pirates Hurt Haiti Fund Raising

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The original “We Are The World” single released in 1985 to help Africa was the first single to receive multi-platinum certification. It brought in millions of dollars for humanitarian aid and still holds the record for the fastest selling single in the USA. Dozens of contributing artists waived their rights...
RIAA Claims Music Pirates Hurt Haiti Fund Raising

Georgia Tech Professor Tries to Transcend Social Media "Slacktivism"

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Changing your Twitter pic is kind of like slapping a political bumper sticker on your car; it never started or finished a revolution. But Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing professor Eric Gilbert has come up with a clever way to add impact to what’s been labeled social media “slacktivism.”...
Georgia Tech Professor Tries to Transcend Social Media "Slacktivism"
As Hurricane Sandy moves up the East Coast, a surprisingly adept tool emerges: SMS
Online Consignment Shop ThredUP Launches Digital Fundraising Platform Called "Groups," Now Raising Money For Hurricane Sandy Relief
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