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.
The world's richest man has finally joined Instagram. But if you were expecting images and video of opulence, you're dead wrong. Instead, Bill Gates will be sharing his philanthropic efforts.
Bill Gates recently took to reddit to hold an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session. He answered questions regarding tech advancements, the effect of social media on ideologies, as well as cheeseburgers.
Larry Ellison - co-founder of Oracle, and one of the world's wealthiest people - is donating $200 million to fund a new research center dedicated to transforming the way that cancer is treated.
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.
Company-wide President Brad Smith announces a new organization at Redmond dedicated to creating a better world through technology, named Microsoft Philanthropies.
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.
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.
Bill Gates disagrees with a recent assessment that history will remember him and forget Steve Jobs. Speaking to Charlie Rose, Gates said that Jobs did 'phenomenal work' and deserves to be remembered.
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.
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.
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has taken a benevolent approach to social networking, today launching a non-profit platform called Jumo. News that Mr Hughes was planning his philanthropic start-up, which aims to match users with appropriate causes,...