Tag Archives: Philanthropists

02Nov/16

Facebook elite rule on content

A group of white execs with Harvard ties makes editorial judgment calls on controversial topics at Facebook. Zach Goelman reports.
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25Jan/16

Britain and Bill Gates pledge 4.2 billion dollars to fight malaria

Britain will spend 500 million pounds (700 million US dollars) per year for the next five years to battle malaria in a partnership with Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates worth a total of 3 billion pounds (4 billion US dollars).

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02Dec/15

Zuckerberg philanthropy – ‘like’ it or not?

Mark Zuckerberg’s promise to give 99 percent of his and his wife’s Facebook shares to a new charity makes him one of a growing number of billionaire philanthropists. As David Pollard reports, his actions could make his business more popular but not everyone welcomes the trend. Continue reading

01Dec/15

Mark Zuckerberg’s wife gives birth to daughter; family to give 99 pct of shares to charity

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announce the birth of their daughter and say they will give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares to a new charity.

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02May/15

SurveyMonkey CEO, husband of Facebook’s Sandberg, dies

SurveyMonkey CEO and husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Dave Goldberg, died unexpectedly on Friday night, according to a Facebook post by his brother.

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02Mar/15

Gates back on top of billionaires list, Jordan joins

Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list with $79.2 billion and basketball great Michael Jordan joins billionaires club.
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