‘Dead by Daylight’ raises over $500,000 for charity, is now on consoles

Dead by Daylight, a horror survival game where four players take on the role of Survivors against a fifth player who controls the Killer, has raised more than $500,000 for charity. The Charity Case DLC is now also available on consoles.

A QR code may change the way we donate money to the homeless

An entrepreneur has developed Greater Change, an app that uses a QR code to make donating money much easier, and more transparent, in a world where carrying cash is becoming less common.
Smart Home

Raise your voice for a good cause and let Amazon’s Alexa do the rest

You can have Alexa help you pay off your credit card, so it only makes sense that you also use your favorite smart assistant spend your money for a good cause, too. It will allow you to donate to a number of nonprofits by voice.

Here’s how to watch the Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 speedrunning competition

Awesome Games Done Quick, or AGDQ, begins on January 7, 2018. Here is how to watch the event and what you should expect, including the played games as well as the special "bid wars."

Cryptocurrency windfall — Pineapple Fund gifts $1 million to Internet Archive

The Pineapple Fund's anonymous benefactor has continued their philanthropic donations by gifting a million dollars worth of bitcoin to the Internet Archive so it can continue to record the internet's history.
Emerging Tech

What would disaster look like in your city? ‘Deep Empathy’ uses A.I. to show you

A project by researchers at MIT Media Lab simulates your city following a disaster in an attempt to digitally augment our empathy levels. Is that something tech can really help with?

Lamborghini makes an offering to Pope Francis — a Huracán LP580-2

His Holiness receives a Lamborghini Huracán LP580-2 for the season of counting blessings. It will be auctioned off at RM Sotheby's with proceeds going to various charities around the world.

IGN buys digital storefront Humble Bundle, which promises no changes

Humble Bundle is one of the internet's most popular ways to find great deals on video games, books, music, and software while providing a way to give to those in need by contributing to charity.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' hits 2 million in sales on Steam, charity drive set

PlayerUnknown's Battleground, the final evolution of designer Brendan Greene's battle royale game type, has been purchased more than 2 million times on Steam, so the developers are hosting a charity drive to celebrate.

Lyft wants to help you donate to charity with every ride

A small cash donation can go a long way, especially if you multiply it by millions. Lyft is launching a new scheme for riders that'll automatically round up the fare to the nearest dollar and donate the difference to charity.

Drool over these photos of Apple’s new ruby iPhone 7 (RED)

Apple hass brought a new iPhone color to the fore: Ruby red. The new iPhone (Red) is meant to bring attention to the ongoing HIV/AIDS crises -- a percentage of every purchase goes toward fighting the disease worldwide.

Users can now donate to their favorite charities in the U.K. with Apple Pay

Apple has announced that its mobile payments platform now supports instant donations to nonprofits. Last year, it was only in the U.S., but now it's been expanded to 22 charities in the U.K. as well.

Starting a daily photo project in 2017? This app will donate $1 for each image

Thinking of starting a photo challenge for 2017? Donate to charity at the same time with the Donate a Photo app. The Johnson and Johnson-sponsored app trades social media exposure for charitable donations.

Apple expands support for HIV/AIDS charity RED with new product tie-ins

By visiting Apple stores on Friday, you may find them festooned with the color red. This is to help raise awareness and funds for the Bono-founded HIV/AIDS support charity, RED. Apple will also be donating some of its proceeds to the…

Donate to charity while chatting with a celebrity with new app Chatter

If talking to Leonardo DiCaprio isn't enough to raise your blood pressure, maybe the thought of donating to charity will do it for you. Whether you're titillated by good actions or good looks, Chatter might be the new social media app for…

Humble Bundle wants Twitch streamers to promote bundles

Humble Bundle has announced a new partners program that will allow certain YouTube and Twitch streamers to promote bundles with a chance of receiving a cut of the revenue.

Summer Games Done Quick raises nearly $1.3 million for charity

This year, Summer Games Done Quick, the bi-annual video game streaming event, raised nearly $1.3m in charity during an eight-day marathon stream, with proceeds going to Doctor's Without Borders.
Emerging Tech

Bill Gates says he’s ‘excited about chickens,’ and here’s why

He co-founded Microsoft, he's the richest man in the world, and, most surprisingly of all, he's "excited about chickens." But rather than leave it at that, Bill Gates would like you to know why.