Glympse is one of the most popular location-sharing services. I have used Glympse to send my friends and family my location as I was driving to their house. Soon Glympse will let you share your flight location through a partnership with the Gogo WiFi service. You will be able to share your location on a map and the ETA.
The offshoot, Toms Marketplace, carries more than 200 products from 30 different companies, all of which incorporate giving back into their business models.
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"At Toms, we feel it's our responsibility to give companies that are integrating a social mission into their business some exposure," Toms founder Blake Mycoskie told Mashable. "How can we use our community and infrastructure to lift up our movement? I just loved this idea, and it can provide a big benefit to these organizations." Read more...More about Social Good, Online Marketplace, Toms Shoes, Social Entrepreneurship, and Lifestyle
With Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on the way out, some have wondered if the company’s co-founder, Bill Gates, might be interested in returning to his role as head honcho. But if a new interview is any indication, Gates thinks there are things far more important than tech that deserve his attention.
In a wide-ranging interview with the Financial Times, which focused primarily on his work to bring health aid to the world's impoverished regions, Gates offers a glimpse into how much his views have changed regarding the importance of technology in our lives Read more...More about Microsoft, Health, Bill Gates, Tech, and Us World