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Tech Companies are Waking up to Global Responsibilities, Opportunities

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People expect global brands to use their vast resources to make the
world a better place. Now more than ever, consumers are making
decisions based on companies’ social agendas — and market
share hangs in the balance.

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iGiveFirst Wants to Make “Giving” to Charity as Easy as “Tweeting” or “Liking”

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While Facebook has made “liking” a piece of content simple and mainstream with its Like button and iGiveFirst wants to make “giving” to charity just as easy with a “Give” button.

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.ngo Domain Introduced for Nonprofits as an alternative to .org

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The key organization that manages nonprofit addresses wants charities to adopt the suffix .ngo. It also wants to implement a process that vets organizations to ensure that anybody with the .ngo address is a legitimate nonprofit.

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Gaming Community Teams up for Charity

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Xbox 360 today announced the upcoming Gaming and Giving for Good (G3) Xbox LIVE charity event taking place Saturday, Oct. 1, to benefit Extra Life, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraiser.

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Snooze App Lets Users Donate To Charity By Oversleeping

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Giving has become increasingly effortless with text-to-donate and other click-of-a-button tools, but a new app has made donating even simpler. So simple, that you can do it in your sleep.

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