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Armed with cowboy hats, towels around their hips and questionable dance moves, Take Stock in Children of Sarasota County's flash mob might have been able to spur conversation about the organization's mission, but did little in terms of raising money.

'Monolith' Object on Mars? You Could Call It That


Amateur stargazers have discovered an intriguing object jutting out from the surface of Mars. The seemingly perfectly rectangular, upright structure, bears a striking resemblance to the monoliths planted on Earth and the moon by aliens in the classic sci-fi film "2001: A Space Odyssey."

Diverse Range of Nonprofits Nominated for Online Awards

Chronicle of Philanthropy

Amnesty USA, Girl Scouts of the USA, and the Sesame Workshop are among the nonprofits whose sites and Internet projects were nominated for the 16th annual Webby Awards and Webby People's Voice Awards, which recognize the best online content.

Twitter for Good: Change the World One Tweet at a Time


In her book "Twitter for Good," Claire Diaz-Ortiz offers a few strategies for tweeting. She emphasizes the importance of having an effective target, or goal, as the guiding principle for using Twitter.

Tycoon Slim Taps Online Gaming Market in Mexico


Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim plans to enter the online gaming market in his home country, offering more than 600 free titles to some 8 million users of his high-speed broadband for a month, with the aim of charging for the service afterward.

DoGooder Awards Highlight Effective Nonprofit Videos

Chronicle of Philanthropy

Eight charities have won cash grants through the DoGooder Awards, an annual contest that highlights the best nonprofit videos.

Video of Children Acting Out Mexico Drug War Goes Viral


A video featuring children acting scenes of the drug war has gone viral in Mexico. The kids play the roles of kidnappers, drug traffickers, corrupt cops and politicians. The images are ripped from the headlines.

Future Unclear for Megaupload Files

Associated Press

Tens of millions of digital files kept on went dark earlier this year. Currently the data sits on 1,100 powered-down servers stored in a climate-controlled warehouse in Virginia, and nobody quite knows what to do with it.

Mexico Broadband Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

Research and Markets

Broadband is one of the highest growth sectors in Mexico's telecommunications market. Nevertheless, the market suffers from a lack of competition, with Telmex still accounting for the lion's share of ADSL subscribers.

Social Media Impacting Mexican Presidential Contest

New America Media

Social media websites like Facebook, Twitter and Youtube are upending Mexico's presidential race. What only months ago had seemed like a foregone conclusion – a victory for the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) - is no longer a sure bet.

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