Employee donations were up 7% in 2015, marking the 6th year workers have contributed over $100 million. Over two-thirds of employees participated, while Microsoft matched donations up to $15,000.
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Company-wide President Brad Smith announces a new organization at Redmond dedicated to creating a better world through technology, named Microsoft Philanthropies.
As part of his attempt to address inequality across the world, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he will gift $1 billion in Facebook stock every year, up to 99% of his stock, to charity.
Microsoft has a long history of charitable contributions, and with the launch of Windows 10, the company wants to give even more back to the world with its "Upgrade Your World" campaign.
The gaming community behind Destiny banded together with Bungie and Activision and managed to raise more than a million dollars, money that's being donated to Direct Relief to help victims in Nepal.
Tim Cook plans to donate all of his money to charity, which is estimated to be at $785 million. He reportedly wants to do this as soon as he is done paying for his nephew's college education.
As part of the TODAY show's annual holiday charity drive, Microsoft has donated $2 million in software and 200 Windows tablets to youth-focused charity organizations for those in need.
Apple is teaming up with some of the biggest names in the App Store to help raise funds for fighting HIV/AIDS. A special campaign is underway for this year's World AIDS Day on December 1st.
Google is donating $10m to not-for-profit organizations working to fight the threat of Ebola, and it will donate up to $5m more, by giving $2 for every $1 donated to various nonprofits.
An Apple fan has paid $300,000 to dine with CEO Tim Cook. The online auction ended just recently, where a one hour experience will grant the winner a chance to speak to the head boss himself.
A charity auction involving Apple's CEO has ended with a winning bid of over $600,000. The winner will receive a one hour coffee break with one of the most influential people in tech, Tim Cook.
Microsoft posted a short clip showing off what an awesome year 2012 has been. From new versions of major products to incredible work done with charities to awesome launches 2012 was a great year.
One of Microsoft's new Surface tablets, signed by company CEO Steve Ballmer, is being put up for auction at the German eBay web site, with proceeds going to charity.
A new operator in the UK wants to give something back to the community, donating 25% of its profits to good causes, and allowing users to pledge 10% of their mobile spend to a charity of their choice.
Skype has announced a new charity effort called Skype For Peace, is asking for people to donate money to this new cause and will match up to $100.000.
A new report claims that Facebook has settled a lawsuit concerning its "Sponsored Stories" and will pay $10 million to charity as part of the settlement agreement.
We chat with Jack Kim, the founder of Benelab, a charitable search engine, about how his start-up is making a difference worldwide, their problems with Google, relationship with Bing, and the future.
In response to The Oatmeal's request for philanthropic donations following a lawsuit against them by FunnyJunk.com, fans have responded with over $160,000 in donations to two charitable organizations.
Bestselling author Malcom Gladwell says that 50 years from now we'll have statues of Bill Gates, but people will be asking "who was Steve Jobs?" Of course, no one will remember Microsoft, either.
Microsoft has announced that its US-based employees raised a total of just over $100 million for over 18,000 charitable organizations in 2011, setting a new record for the company.
Microsoft is donating $1,000,000 to build technology centers in various countries around Africa. These centers will help improve education and give students access to more resources.
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