Apple Announces World AIDS Day 2014 Campaign for (RED)

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 To mark World AIDS Day 2014, Apple and leading app developers are inviting customers to help (RED) achieve the goal of an AIDS-free generation. For the next two weeks, a special section of the App Store called Apps for (RED) will offer 25 apps with exclusive new content where all proceeds will go directly to the Global Fund to fight AIDS. In addition,Red Apple

Apple will donate a portion of sales at Apple’s retail and online stores around the world on two of the biggest shopping days of the year: Friday, November 28 and Monday, December 1. [Read more…]

Seeing Apple (RED) for a good cause this Canada Day

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Every Canada Day we see a sea of red Maple Leafs adorning every conceivable place, including people’s body parts. But what some of you may not know is that not only are a number of standard Apple products available in red, but that those products have a very special and significant meaning.

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This Canada Day, buy (RED) in the fight against AIDS

This Canada Day, buy (RED) in the fight against AIDS

EDMONTON, AB, Jun 30, 2013/ Troy Media/ – This Canada Day, expect to see people, places and things, the entire country really, covered in red. Why?

Because while the colour is most associated with Canada, given our flag and the Maple Leaf, it’s also the organizational colour of a charity and a trademark called (RED)™, whose name was inspired by the fact the colour is also recognized as a colour for emergency.

The (RED)™ project is the brainchild of U2 lead singer Bono and Bobby Shriver, American activist, politician, attorney and member of the Kennedy family. According to the organization, it was conceived in the spring of 2006 as a way of engaging the consumer and the private sector, predominately the world’s “most iconic” brands and identifiable organizations, in the fight against AIDS.

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Get a slice for your unwanted device

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If you have a gadget that you’re ready to toss you might be happy to know that if you live in Regina, Winnipeg or Ontario, for a limited time, that worthless handheld device just might be worth a pepperoni slice.

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“Liking” Duracell earns cash for hospital playrooms

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‘Tis the season to be jolly, but there can be a lot more Ho, Ho, Ho, during the holidays for the hundreds of thousands of children and their families that spend time in hospitals across Canada every year. It’s a startling statistic, but you can help make that difference with a click of your mouse and it won’t cost you a penny.

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