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In a study published in The Journal of Social Studies Research, researchers have found out that playing online video games is effective in teaching civics education among students.
The study shows...more
Is civil society developing faster because of new technology? In this case, integration of new technologies and using them can help civil societies take a main role in tackling issues or challenges...more
These simple, unheralded, little-known technologies may just change the world, one chewed gum, solar-cooked dish or sanitized hand at a time.
Huffington Post listed 11 of these inventions that...more
Hoxton-based entrepreneur Ekaterina Lengefeld has launched a new type of social network which encourages people to interact in real life based on common interests.
The site's goal is to spur...more
Coleman Greene, a Durham entrepreneur and creator of Sqord, has collaborated with Premera Blue Cross to keep kids active by using social media.
The Sqord is a funny word that children made up,...more
The Grameen Foundation, the charitable arm of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning microfinance organization and community development Grameen Bank founded by Muhammad Yunus, delivers solutions through six...more
Spencer Toyama, a Web & Tech Solutions Provider and Huffington Post contributor, was recently invited to be a keynote speaker for the monthly Envision Hawaii Social Enterprise meeting.
Considering the expansion of community players, game makers view an opportunity to deliver a new kind of corporate social responsibility -- using games as a platform to create social impact.
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
Lenovo, currently the world\'s second-largest PC vendor, has recently expressed it\'s interest in acquiring Research in Motion (RIM) to supplement its lapses in the mobile industry.