Can Etsy keep its folksy brand and make shareholders money?
If craft seller Etsy goes public later this year it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making money.
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.
Academic journals should adopt nonprofit publishing model, expert says
Shifting the publication of academic journals away from a private, for-profit model could save universities big bucks in the long term while also keeping the marketplace of ideas fully stocked, says a University ...
Sony attack shows shifting online security threat
The boundary between the online and physical worlds got blurry last week when Sony's PlayStation Network was disabled by an online attack, while simultaneously an American Airlines passenger jet carrying ...
Wealthy dig out dollars for welfare, health but aren't warming to environment
Wealthy Australians with private philanthropic foundations are giving more to charitable causes in health, education and welfare, but less to the environment, QUT research has found.
Goodwill, feds investigate possible data breach
Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.
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.
Kids coached to pitch world-changing ideas
A program launched globally on Tuesday set out to inspire children to present their big ideas for changing the world.
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.