Google Chrome Users Collect 1 Million Dollars

By | December 22, 2010

Google Chrome Users Collect 1 Million Dollars

About a week ago, Google has started a unique charity project that converts opened Google Chrome user tabs into various goods:

10 tabs = 1 tree planted
10 tabs = 1 book published and donated
25 tabs = 1 vaccination treatment provided
100 tabs = 1 square foot of shelter built
200 tabs = 1 person’s clean water for a year

Today, it was revealed that 60,599,541 tabs were raised for charity ($1 million) and will be used to:

Plant trees ($245,278)
Provide clean water ($232.791)
Build shelters ($112.078)
Administer vaccinations ($267.336)
Publish books by local writers and illustrators ($142.518).

Good job!

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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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