Google has begun to pilot a new mobile app called One Today. The app highlights a new charity each day and facilitates the donation of $1 to a particular nonprofit should the user choose to contribute.
Google has asked international governments to be more open with how they use legal means to get access to users' information. The call comes as Google releases its latest Transparency Report, which shows a steady increase in governments' requests for users' data.
It's amazing what can be done with raw data. YouTube user STLTransit has created over 40 visualisations of public transport activity across major cities and regions in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
As Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall on the East Coast of the United States tomorrow, Monday, the Google Crisis Response team has assembled a Hurricane Sandy map to track its progress and provide updated emergency information.
In a month filled with important announcements from respective smartphone manufacturers, including Apple, Nokia, Motorola Mobility and HTC, comScore has published its Mobile Subscriber Market Share report that places Samsung ahead of all other device makers and Android miles ahead of all other mobile platforms.