Stock in News: Google (NASDAQ GOOG) donates Google Glass to Five Innovative Non-Profits

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Google Inc (NASDAQ GOOG) in an attempt to actively support the non-profit organizations, came up with a program named ‘Giving through Glass.’ Five winners have been chosen, who will receive a pair of Google Glass eye-wear, which is not out for the common public as yet, and a cash prize of $25,000 plus guidance from the engineers of the technology firm.

Based on their ideas of utilizing the Google Glass, the company has chosen five nonprofit organizations, who will get the gadget along with a cash prize and guidance from technical staff. “Developers are already working with these inspiring groups, and next week these five nonprofits will descend on Google Glass Base Camp in San Francisco for training,” Google.org director Jacqueline Fuller said in a blog post.

Google (NASDAQ GOOG) invited proposals from the charitable organizations in the U.S., and from 1300 of them it had chosen the five winners, who were able to communicate their ideas for making optimum use of the device in the best possible way for achieving the goals they had set for themselves.

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The proposals that were selected detailed on using the Google Glass to help students see through the eyes of Paralympic athletes to cultivate empathy for people with disabilities. The ideas to encourage math and science among girls, improve communication for people with autism hearing loss, or speech problems, were also put forward.

For the purpose of enabling better research and spread awareness on brain cancer a “3,000 Miles to a Cure Race Across America” is being conducted, and Google Glass will be used here as well, which will enable spreading awareness about it and also raise funds.

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There are a lot of apprehensions among people with regard to Google Glass while many are very much enthusiastic about it, as well, the device has raised serious security concerns due to its ability of capturing images and video at anytime. Google (NASDAQ GOOG) is trying to polish the products image by making it very much user-friendly with the availability of apps that serve a variety of purposes such as fetching weather reports, sharing videos, playing of games, etc. This given move would further help the company push Google Glass further.

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