Today, Google.org’s VP, Matthew Stepka, announced that the non-profit arm of Google is going to be giving a large sum money to Sunlight Foundation and mySociety to promote civic innovation through technology. Specifically, its Civic Information API will help fuel new applications and services for places worldwide. Big and small. Here’s what Stepka had to say about the initiative… → Read More
Facebook Gifts launched with the ability for you to buy something meaningful for a friend or family member on the social network. I’ve tinkered with it a bit and have bought a few gifts, including a bonsai tree and Starbucks gift cards. My mind immediately jumped to “wouldn’t it be cool if I could donate money to a charity on behalf of my friend for their birthday?”, and well, that happened today… → Read More
Someone told me last week that National Cheeseburger Day was on the way. As far as I’m concerned, every single day could be National Cheeseburger Day, because they’re yummy. Tomorrow is the official day, and foursquare has teamed up with KRAFT to generate some charitable giving based on your potential eating habits.
It’s all quite simple: check-in at Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and KRAFT will… → Read More