His Ubuntu Education Fund provides intensive, long-term help to 2,000 impoverished children and their families in South Africa.
Mandela is revered worldwide as champion of nonviolence and peace. Human rights activists and freedom fighters around the globe aim to follow his example of reconciliation, forgiveness, and non-retributive justice. This philosophy will be vital for future transitions in Iran and Syria.
Valve launches its Steam video-game marketplace for Linux and, in typical Valve fashion, is having a huge sale to celebrate.
Thriller writer John Grisham is auctioning off the chance to name a character in his new book, with proceeds to benefit nonprofit Ubuntu Africa.
'Ice Cream Sandwich' sure doesn't sound like a smart phone OS. But Android has kept up a delicious naming convention, one of the weirder examples among tech products. But where does Ice Cream Sandwich fit among the code names from Apple, Ubuntu, and others?
The nonprofit 'One Laptop Per Child' foundation and Marvell Technologies are teaming up to distribute low-cost tablets produced by other companies.
Foodies and gardeners swoon over the old-fashioned varieties, but sometimes they can be mealy and bland.