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Image from charity: water taken with Glass It has flown over San Francisco, adorned the faces of runway models and most recently taken a road trip across the US. Now Google's already iconic wearable computer is taking a more altruistic journey with five non-profit organizations. Starting today, a...

October 23rd 2013 at 3:32pm 0 Comments
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Say what you will about Apple's business practices, but its philanthropy work is hard to discount. Cupertino has raised over $65 million for Product Red's fight against AIDS since 2006, the charity tweeted today. The announcement comes from the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting, where the m...

September 26th 2013 at 6:32pm 0 Comments
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Starbucks is partnering with (Red) and offering an eGift basket that'll help those living with HIV/AIDS. Each basket includes a $15 gift certificate for Starbucks and a $15 gift certificate to iTunes. For every eGift basket sold, Starbucks and iTunes will contribute 5 percent of the purchase pr...

November 30th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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According to ifoAppleStore.com, Apple will be spotlighting (PRODUCT) RED items in its stores on December 1 to mark World AIDS Day. A percentage of proceeds from the (PRODUCT) RED line, which Apple launched in 2006, is donated to the Global Fund to fight AIDS in Africa. Sources indicate that A...

November 30th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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U2's Bono has expressed thanks for Steve Jobs's "invaluable" support in fighting AIDS in a letter to the editor of The New York Times. Bono contacted the editor after The Time's Andrew Ross Sorkin wrote a link-bait column titled "The Mystery of Steve Jobs's Public Giving." In the column Sorkin...

September 2nd 2011 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Softbank already stepped up to the plate by offering gratis handsets to earthquake orphans following the horrific events that transpired last month, but now the outfit's CEO is doing one better. ¥10 billion will be leaving Masayoshi Son (admittedly deep) pockets in order to "support the region a...

April 5th 2011 at 8:41am 0 Comments
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Come gather round, children, and let me tell you a heartwarming story of Christmas charity. This is the story of On Ouchs, a Cambodian immigrant living in British Columbia, Canada. Ouchs decided to spend $1500 on a PlayStation 3 and games and then give it all away. But he didn't decide to give it aw...

December 20th 2006 at 5:00pm 0 Comments