Google Offers $10M for Ideas to Change World

Project 10^100 seeks big ideas
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 25, 2008 6:44 AM CDT
Google is marking its 10th anniversary by launching Project 10100, which will put $10 million toward the development of as many as five world-changing ideas.   (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)
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(Newser) – Google, named for an astronomically large number, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a call for ideas that could improve the lives of astronomically large numbers of people. Project 10100—pronounced '10 to the 100th'—seeks submissions from the public for world-changing ideas that the company will donate $10 million to develop. Submissions are due Oct. 20.