Google Grants UNICEF $1.5 Million and Manpower to Combat Zika Virus

Google grants UNICEF a total of $1.5 million in its battle with Zika virus which has been declared an epidemic by WHO last month. The virus has been linked with microcephaly and neurological illness called Guillain-Barre syndrome. UNICEF and the tech giant will collaborate to map and anticipate the spread of the virus.

Google Grants $30 Million to European Tech News Publishers as the First Batch of the $170 Million Project

Google’s Digital News Initiative (DNI) program has just granted more than $30 million to selected projects in 23 European countries. It’s the first batch of the long-term $170 million project to help ..

Wikimedia Foundation to Develop Its Own Search Engine

The Wikimedia Foundation received a $250,000 grant to support its early stages of search engine project, The Knowledge Engine. The project will develop a search engine that goes across Wikipedia and o..

NYC to get $176 million federal funds for hurricane protection

New York City gets a $176 million federal funding to clean up the natural disaster scene, specially after Hurricane Sandy. The fund was raised through a national contest organized by the Department of..

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