Akon Lighting Africa To Bring Solar Electricity To 600 Million People

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According to experts, the continent of Africa enjoys approximately 320 days of sunshine per year. This is a fact that has mostly served as an incentive for tourism to the continents 54 countries. However, recently, Senegalese-American RnB singer Akon has launched an initiative, called Akon Lighting Africa, which seeks to harness the continent’s continuous influx of sunlight in order to deliver solar power to the 600 million people living in rural Africa who lack complete access to electricity. […]

Business Spotlight: LiveGoode


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Business or Brand Name: LiveGoode

Website: www.livegoode.com

Twitter Handle: @livegoode

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/livegoode

Instagram: https://instagram.com/livegoode (@livegoode)

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We are a data analytics company with a mobile app for tracking and sharing how you give back! We help people and organizations use […]

Business Profile: Tab For A Cause

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Tab for a Cause is a tech startup that turns every new tab page into money for charity. This fast growing startup has already donated over $120,000 to nonprofits such as Water.org, Action Against Hunger, and Conservation International. This amazing Google extension allows folks to give back every time they use the internet.

Business […]

GameStop and Sony Support Ronald McDonald House Charities


GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, in conjunction with Sony Computer Entertainment America, announced plans to donate a PlayStation®4 (PS4™) gaming bundle to all Ronald McDonald Houses located in the United States.

“When families come to a Ronald McDonald House, they are going through […]

Success is Calling: TracFone and Dress for Success Team Up to Empower Women

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TracFone, one of America’s leading no-contract cell phone service providers, and Dress for Success, a not-for profit-organization, have partnered to create a new program called Success is Calling. The program aims to help women establish a foundation for successful careers by providing tools they need to conduct phone interviews, make good first impressions and […]

LiveSafe App Collaborates with It’s On Us Campaign to Prevent Sexual Assault

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There has been a great deal of concern about safety on college campuses recently, whether it be in terms of sexual assault, robberies or shootings. But these safety fears do not stop once a student steps off of campus. This is where LiveSafe comes in. […]

Uber and UN Women Launch Initiative to Promote Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

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On March 10, UN Women, a United Nations organization that promotes gender equality and female empowerment across the globe, and mobile transportation company Uber launched an initiative that aims to foster gender equality and women’s empowerment around the world. […]

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


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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

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