AT&T Gives $2.25 Million To Khan Academy For New Mobile Learning Solution

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Mobile technology is transforming the way that teachers teach and students learn. To enable anytime, anywhere learning for people across the world, AT&T is contributing $2.25 million to Khan Academy.

The majority of the contribution supports the non-profit leader’s enhanced mobile platform that includes this new, personal and interactive app. This free online library […]

Business Spotlight: Catchafire

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Business or Brand Name: Catchafire Website: www.catchafire.org Twitter Handle: @catchafire Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Catchafire.org?fref=nf Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/catchafirepins/ Instagram: @catchafire

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Catchafire is a community of individuals striving to push the social good sector forward by focusing on efficient and effective ways to give back. As the largest skills-based volunteer platform, […]

Smartphone HIV And Syphilis Test Developed By Columbia Engineering

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Biomedical engineers working at Columbia Engineering in the United States have recently developed a smartphone accessory which performs all of the functions of a conventional lab-based blood test, for only $34. […]

Beauty Inside And Out: Jennifer Hudson

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“Any time you’re helping someone is very important and, of course, when children are involved. I feel like your celebrity is not about the fortune or the fame. But if you can’t help anyone then it’s in vain, it’s pointless.” – Jennifer Hudson.

 

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Singer Jennifer Hudson first […]

Mark Zuckerberg and Wife Donate $75 Million to San Francisco General Hospital

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This past week CEO and co-founder of social networking site Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan donated $75 million to San Francisco General Hospital, a donation that could potentially be the largest private donation ever to be given to a public hospital in the United States. […]

JoGiv Promotes Solar Energy and Safe E-Waste Disposal in India

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The Sun is one of the most powerful generators of energy in the universe. In just one hour, the Sun provides ore energy to the Earth than the entire world uses in a full calendar year. And yet today hundreds of millions of people across the globe lack access to electricity, and perhaps even worse, many of those with access to electricity and electronic devices are routinely involved in polluting the environment with electronic waste. […]

Internet.org Brings Internet Access To 2/3 Of The World Who Don’t Have It

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Although most discourse today centers around the lack of resources or the rate at which resources are being depleted, it often overlooks one of the most important, and one of the fastest growing resources in the world: knowledge. […]

Charity Meets: Patricia Darquea

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Patricia Darquea is the incredible female entrepreneur and inventor behind the famed SHADYFACE products which are the world’s first and only sunshade product with a “patent swivel” that allows people to control the amount of shade they desire.

The product has been […]

Beauty Inside And Out: Alicia Keys

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“We must come together – individuals, governments, corporations, philanthropists and artists – as one and fight for the rights of children and families suffering unnecessarily from this dreadful disease,” she told guests at the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto in 2006. “We must never give up until AIDS treatment and realistic prevention messages […]

Charity Meets: Chantal Kreviazuk

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Chantal Kreviazuk is an iconic singer and songwriter with millions of fans worldwide. Just a few weeks ago, she performed on Saturday Night Live alongside Jay Rock & Kendrick Lamar for their track, Pay For It, and afterward she released her hit new single, I […]

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