Analysts: 'Giving Tuesday' raised $46M for charity
The U.S. fundraising drive known as "Giving Tuesday" is having a growing impact for nonprofit groups, with nearly $46 million raised for charity over a 24-hour period, according to initial numbers released Wednesday.
Google challenges nonprofits on ideas to use Glass
Google has a challenge for U.S. nonprofits.
LinkedIn adds volunteer marketplace to jobs site
Professional networking site LinkedIn is now letting its users search for volunteer positions in addition to paid jobs.
Film group backs antipiracy curriculum for schools
When it comes to learning about the evils of Internet piracy, Hollywood studios and the major music labels want kids to start young.
'Eraser' law will let California kids scrub online past
Teenagers' nightmarish propensity to post underage party hijinks, flesh-flashing and nasty commentary online have found a dream come true in California, which will soon let them erase their tracks.
Climate change threatens Caribbean's water supply
Experts are sounding a new alarm about the effects of climate change for parts of the Caribbean—the depletion of already strained drinking water throughout much of the region.
Survey finds consensus on shale drilling's biggest risks
Storage and treatment of liquid drilling wastes, air emissions of methane, water withdrawals for drilling, and site construction are among the biggest problems facing shale gas drilling.
AP buys stake in live video service Bambuser
The Associated Press said Thursday that it has bought a minority stake in the live video service Bambuser, boosting its ability to acquire and distribute video collected by people who have witnessed news events.
Road block: Fixing aquatic ecosystem connectivity doesn't end with dams
(Phys.org) —Over the last several years, state agencies and environmental nonprofit organizations have targeted dam removal as a way to quickly improve the health of aquatic ecosystems. Dams keep migratory ...
Rockets, robots as Obama hosts science fair
President Barack Obama has high praise for science projects from some high-achieving students, telling them, "this stuff is really cool."
Conference suggests ways Broadway can be better
(AP)—A conference on how to make the Broadway experience better for theatergoers has come up with some prescriptions: Be brave in the stories that are told onstage and embrace youth and technology.
Mozilla unveils preview smartphones in new push
The Mozilla Foundation on Tuesday unveiled two preview smartphones as it invited developers to try its new open-source mobile operating system challenging Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
Confusion on Internet future after UN treaty split
The freewheeling, unregulated Internet seemed to survive a push for new rules at a UN treaty meeting, but the collapse of talks leaves unanswered questions about the Web's future.
Vietnam may evict bears from 'protected' park land
(AP)—Bears, some of them blinded or maimed, play behind tall green fences like children at school recess. Rescued from Asia's bear bile trade, they were brought to live in this lush national park, but now ...