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ARM, Unicef Launch 'Wearables for Good' Challenge The new program aims to serve children in developing countries with cost-effective, useful tech solutions.
PC Magazine | May 22, 2015 12:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Tanzania, UNICEF dispatching working to halt cholera outbreak among Burundian refugees The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is rushing critical relief supplies to Tanzania's north-western border with Burundi amid a devastating cholera outbreak affecting tens of thousands of refugees there.
UN News Centre | May 21, 2015 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF, ARM team up foster development of 'Wearables for Good' "A wearable built to address social good would ultimately need to follow a systemic, communitarian approach," according to UNICEF.
Yahoo! News | May 21, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Help With Relief Efforts For The Nepal Earthquake To help those affected by the tragedy in Nepal visit a Go Fund Me relief page, or UNICEF online.
WCCO TV | May 20, 2015 5:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Bits Blog: Contest Aims to Harness Low-Cost Devices to Help the Poor The chip maker ARM and Unicef are trying to jump-start the development of low-cost wearable sensors for use in emerging nations.
New York Times | May 20, 2015 04:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ARM and Unicef team up on wearables for the developing world The organizations kick off a multiyear partnership by announcing a design contest to create potentially life-saving wearable devices.
Yahoo! News | May 19, 2015 11:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF, ARM bet on wearables to help the underprivileged Wearables are often considered novelty items, but UNICEF believes the devices could revolutionize health and education and improve the lives of millions in developing countries.The U.N. agency, along with chip company ARM and design firm Frog Design, laun
PC World | May 19, 2015 9:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South Sudan: UNICEF warns women and children being victimized 'with frightening regularity' Almost two years since the eruption of the conflict in South Sudan, the situation continues to deteriorate with women and small children making up the majority of most recent casualties, a representative from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
UN News Centre | May 19, 2015 7:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF: Children in S. Sudan Being Raped, Killed The United Nations Childrens Fund reports dozens of children in South Sudans Unity State have been killed, raped, and abducted during the past two weeks by armed groups. It was not clear whether the attackers support government or rebel forces. Fighting i
Voice of America | May 19, 2015 5:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Did you read about Bernie Sanders, Judy Blume, and Unicef? Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.Hey, did you read: That Senator (and president wannabe) Bernie Sanders, who writes long posts with unbuzzy intros, is becoming the political king of social media?¦ [ Read more
Chicago Reader | May 19, 2015 4:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Chicago, Illinois