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Name: Google.org
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

How bad is this flu season?

Google's search analysis suggests we are experiencing the worst flu season since the 2009 H1N1 season forcing hospitals to postpone some procedures to deal with the influx of patients, though Ministry of Health tracking says we are only slightly above ... [Published stuff.co.nz - 16 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Vote for the Google Impact Challenge

Featuring homemade electronic gadgets, the latest in development boards (Arduino, BeagleBoard, Raspberry Pi, etc), examples of cool design, and the latest and greatest (and most shiny) consumer gadgets.22nd July 2014Google Impact ChallengeThis one may ... [Published Electronic Weekly - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Google aims to lift charities' profile with $2 million app grant

While controversial apps like the single-word messaging service Yo and Uber - which has sent the taxi industry into a spin - have hit the headlines regularly, innovations in the charity world struggle to make a dent in the collective consciousness.Google ... [Published Canberra Times - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Google Donates Glass, $25,000 To Five Innovative Non-Profits

Based on their ideas of utilizing the Google Glass, the company has chosen five nonprofit organizations, who will get the gadget along with a cash prize and guidance from technical staff.Google Inc. ( NASDAQ:GOOGL ) ( NASDAQ:GOOG ) in an attempt to actively ... [Published Value Walk - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

GOOGLE 'C' : Non-profit groups look to Google Glass

SAN FRANCISCO , US: Five nonprofit groups got word on Wednesday that Google will help them fulfill visions of using the technology titan's Internet-linked Glass eyeware to do good."Giving through Glass" program winners were selected from 1,300 proposals ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

Google Glass Community Project Winners Are Announced

Five nonprofit organizations were selected for their creative, compelling ideas to use Glass in beneficial ways in their communities.Google has announced the names of five nonprofit groups that are receiving its first-ever Giving Through Glass grants ... [Published eWeek - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Can Google Glass improve philanthropies? We'll find out soon.

Out of 1,300 nonprofits, Google selected five organizations to receive its Glass technology and grants of $25,000 to aid with their missions. Developer Maximiliano Firtman wears the prototype device Google Glass before a news conference ahead of the 2013 ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Nonprofit groups look to Google Glass

Five nonprofit groups have been told Google will help them fulfil visions of using the technology titan's Internet-linked Glass eyewear to do good."Giving through Glass" program winners were selected from 1300 proposals from US charities with ideas of ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Google fits Glass to five non-profits

SAN FRANCISCO â?? Google.org, the search engine's non-profit arm, announced Wednesday that it has selected five organizations to each receive a $25,000 grant and one pair of its wearable computer, Glass.For the tech giant, the gifts represent a drop in ... [Published Shreveport Times - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Google aims to lift charities' profile with $2 million app grant

While controversial apps like the single-word messaging service Yo and Uber - which has sent the taxi industry into a spin - have hit the headlines regularly, innovations in the charity world struggle to make a dent in the collective consciousness.Google ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 4 reports

Google to support world-changing Australian non-profits with mentoring and $2 million in grants

Australian non-profits wanting to turn their technology-driven ideas into reality can now apply to the Google Impact Challenge Australia for the opportunity to share in $2 million in grants.The four winning submissions will receive mentoring and support ... [Published Start Up Smart - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

Trio Of Technology Experts Launches FEM inc. -- A Video Discovery Platform Focused On Diverse Audience Engagement

/PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing an opportunity for innovation in the field of audience engagement, three accomplished technology experts have launched FEM inc. , a company providing video discovery solutions that engage diverse audiences and deliver superior ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Jun 26 2014]

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"What they're tracking is people who are interested in influenza."
...The Google Impact Challenge is a UK competition which aims to support non-profit organisations "using technology to tackle problems and transform lives around the world" . It is run by Google...
"Developers are already working with these inspiring groups, and next week these five nonprofits will descend on Google Glass Base Camp in San Francisco for training" Google.org director Jacquelline Fuller said in a blog post
"Often Parkinson sufferers start to drop their heads, and it would be great to have an alarm sound if they do that (while wearing Glass)," he says. "The greatest thing here is these are people who need their hands for canes and just to stabilize themselves. So an iPad app would never work. Glasses are perfect."

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Vote for the Google Impact Challenge [Published Electronic Weekly - 13 hours ago]
How bad is this flu season? [Published stuff.co.nz - 16 hours ago]
Want to help fact-check breaking news like the ... [Published GigaOM - Jul 18 2014]
Want to help fact-check breaking news like the ... [Published GigaOM - Jul 18 2014]
Want to help fact-check breaking news like the ... [Published NewTeeVee - Jul 18 2014]
Want to help fact-check breaking news like the ... [Published GigaOM Network - Jul 18 2014]
Two life-changing ideas selected as Google Impa... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Crowdfunders Zafèn, Kiva An... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 18 2014]
Harnessing Big Data For Social Good, YC-Backed ... [Published TechCrunch - Jul 15 2014]
Google aims to lift charities' profile with $2 ... [Published Canberra Times - Jul 14 2014]
Google Donates Glass, $25,000 To Five Innovativ... [Published Value Walk - Jul 11 2014]
GOOGLE 'C' : Non-profit groups look to Google G... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 11 2014]
Can Google Glass improve philanthropies? We'll ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 09 2014]
Nonprofit groups look to Google Glass [Published MSN New Zealand - Jul 09 2014]
Google Glass Community Project Winners Are Anno... [Published eWeek - Jul 09 2014]
Google fits Glass to five non-profits [Published Shreveport Times - Jul 09 2014]
Google announces winners of “Giving through Gla... [Published IT Pro UK - Jul 09 2014]
Meet the five Giving through Glass winners [Published The Official Google Blog - Jul 09 2014]
Hey Aussies, Google wants to know how you would... [Published Anthill Magazine - Jul 08 2014]
Google aims to lift charities' profile with $2 ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 07 2014]
Narendra Modi meets Sheryl Sandberg; plans to u... [Published Yourstory.in - Jul 03 2014]
Google is supporting Australian NFPs with mento... [Published Third Sector - Jul 03 2014]
Google to support world-changing Australian non... [Published Start Up Smart - Jul 01 2014]
Google’s $2M Aussie NFP Challenge [Published Pro Bono Australia - Jul 01 2014]
Google charity extends to app challenge [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jun 30 2014]
Google backing world-changing Oz ideas [Published Brisbane Times - Jun 30 2014]
Trio Of Technology Experts Launches FEM inc. --... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Jun 26 2014]
Trio Of Technology Experts Launches FEM inc. --... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Jun 26 2014]
Trio Of Technology Experts Launches FEM inc. --... [Published Wall Street Select - Jun 26 2014]
Trio Of Technology Experts Launches FEM inc. --... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 26 2014]
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Want to help fact-check breaking news like the ... [Published GigaOM - Jul 18 2014]
By now, anyone who spends much time on social media has gotten pretty used to the deluge of information that occurs whenever there is a breaking-news event like the destruction of Malaysian flight MH17 . Photos, videos and news reports about the details ...
Want to help fact-check breaking news like the ... [Published NewTeeVee - Jul 18 2014]
By now, anyone who spends much time on social media has gotten pretty used to the deluge of information that occurs whenever there is a breaking-news event like the destruction of Malaysian flight MH17 . Photos, videos and news reports about the details ...
Want to help fact-check breaking news like the ... [Published GigaOM Network - Jul 18 2014]
By now, anyone who spends much time on social media has gotten pretty used to the deluge of information that occurs whenever there is a breaking-news event like the destruction of Malaysian flight MH17 . Photos, videos and news reports about the details ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Crowdfunders Zafèn, Kiva An... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 18 2014]
Zafèn, a Haitian nonprofit that uses crowd-funding to raise money for “small growing businesses (SGBs)”[1] as well as social and community initiatives, has recently entered into a partnership with Kiva, a US-based nonprofit crowd-funding organization ...
Meet the five Giving through Glass winners [Published The Official Google Blog - Jul 09 2014]
We believe technology can help nonprofits make a difference more easily, and connect people to the causes they care about. It's with this in mind that we launched Giving through Glass—a contest for U.S. nonprofits to share ideas for how Google Glass can ...
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