Bill Gates has donated 64 million Microsoft shares, worth around $4.6 billion. It's his largest donation of company shares since 2000, reducing his Microsoft stake to just 1.3%, down from 24% in 1996.
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.
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.
Last week several Oscar-nominated movies leaked online. The producer of Leviathan has decided to invite people who downloaded the movie to donate to a good cause, instead of going after them in court.
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.
Google has donated 1 million US dollars to New York for the purpose of free WiFi hotspot rentals at libraries around the city. Around 10,000 hotspots will be made available as a result.
After it started accepting the popular virtual currency, Wikipedia has seen a surge in donations via Bitcoin -- over $140,000 worth -- in its first week alone.
Continuing a charitable trend, Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced that the Cupertino company is donating $2.5 million to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Wikimedia Foundation, the company behind the Wikipedia website, set themselves a target in 2008 for donations and announced today they reached it. Running a website like Wikipedia costs a lot of money and asking...