Charity

09.04.15
'Halo,' 'Surgeon Simulator' devs join the War Child game jam
09.04.15

'Halo,' 'Surgeon Simulator' devs join the War Child game jam

Twenty years ago, War Child released the 'Help' album and raised £1.5 million toward its charity efforts. Today, it announced the 'HELP' game jam and compilation.

By J. Conditt,   09.04.15
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08.26.15
Dog emoji keyboard encourages you to adopt real pups
08.26.15

Dog emoji keyboard encourages you to adopt real pups

A UK charity has released a dog emoji keyboard that encourages adopting the real dogs behind the icons.

By J. Fingas,   08.26.15
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08.24.15
Facebook's 'Donate Now' button makes it easy to help non-profits
08.24.15

Facebook's 'Donate Now' button makes it easy to help non-profits

If you've ever wanted to make an online contribution to a non-profit but were put off by having to...

By J. Fingas,   08.24.15
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07.25.15
Summer is watching people beat games ridiculously fast for charity
07.25.15

Summer is watching people beat games ridiculously fast for charity

Video game speedruns are always impressive feats of memorization, skill and flawless gameplay -- b...

By S. Buckley,   07.25.15
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06.30.15
Doomed Indiegogo campaign hopes to crowdfund Greece's debt relief
06.30.15

Doomed Indiegogo campaign hopes to crowdfund Greece's debt relief

Can crowdfunding do something better than make a beer cooler with a built-in Bluetooth speaker? Th...

By D. Cooper,   06.30.15
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05.04.15
Gaming legend Sid Meier auctions his SNES kit for charity (update: not him)
05.04.15

Gaming legend Sid Meier auctions his SNES kit for charity (update: not him)

Want a rare piece of video gaming history? We hope you're a quick-draw bidder. Legendary game deve...

By J. Fingas,   05.04.15
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03.27.15
Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to donate his fortune to charity
03.27.15

Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to donate his fortune to charity

Tim Cook has big plans for his vast wealth: It's all going to philanthropy, he revealed in a Fortu...

By D. Hardawar,   03.27.15
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