Science & Technology, General/Other News
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Google has announced that it will be extending its Giving Through Glass initiative that the company has launched last October.
The initiative aims to place its wearable computing technology,...more
A recent development in 3-D printing has enabled a 16-month old baby to breathe again.
Garrett Peterson, born with a weak cartilage in his windpipe, was introduced to a 3-D-printed flexible splint...more
Verizon Wireless, the nation's first national wireless provider, urges businesses, nonprofits and other organizations throughout southeast Louisiana to submit entries for its upcoming 2013 Wireless...more
Tech incubator Significance Labs aims to create apps that serve the needs of impoverished communities.
Significance Labs is working to transform the current plight of the poor as a growing...more
Chicago-based nonprofit Big Shoulders Fund and the Chicago office of Ernst & Young LLP has partnered to boost math education through technology.
Ernst & Young LLP has announced $75,000 over the...more
Twitter has recently partnered with Compass Family Services, a century-old organization based in San Francisco that offers services to thousands of homeless families.
The partnership formed the...more
Mikhail Stepanskiy, a 33-year-old social entrepreneur raised in Kiev, launched a kid's app that teaches about forgiveness.
The app was launched just days before the tumultuous day of violent...more
As part of the growth of the Internet and mobile communication enterprises, researchers study how new forms of media affect social skills, values, and relationships in children.
To address the...more
Talkspace, a startup that offers affordable anonymous mental health therapy through mobile texting and the Internet, has garnered $2.5 million in funds to expand its services.
The funding came...more