All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Non-Profit’

Group Behind Copyright Alert System Had Its Company Status Revoked

Earlier this year, a big hoopla was made about the Center for Copyright Information and its Copyright Alert System, otherwise known as “Six Strikes”. In short, those caught downloading pirated content on BitTorrent would be sent warnings that soon turned into punishments of increasing severity. Now the non-profit that caused a stir earlier this year has found itself in a …

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YMCA First Non-Profit to Use PayPal Here

PayPal’s official blog has just announced that the YMCA is the first non-profit organization to use its new Paypal Here platform to accept donations. PayPal Here, similar to Square’s Card Reader system, charges a 2.7% fee on all transactions, as compared to Square’s 2.75%. During a San Francisco branch of the YMCA’s charity event called “Sip and Savor,” the organization …

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Chirpify Lets You Buy and Sell on Twitter

A Portland, OR startup called Chirpify has aligned with PayPal to introduce a platform to where users can buy and sell things, and donate and transfer funds using Twitter. Chirpify calls this ‘T-commerce,’ and users can make and receive direct payments in a way similar to writing a check. To pay someone for anything, simply tweet their name, the amount, …

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Mobile App for Volunteers Released

Cabot Creamery, best known as the makers of “The World’s Best Cheddar” has developed a mobile app for volunteers. Reward Volunteers, created in conjunction with Chalo Inc., is the world’s first app designed to allow volunteers to log their hours, post them to Facebook, and garner rewards for their time, for themselves and their causes. Reward Volunteers users have the …

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