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Zuckerbergs second-most generous donors of 2012

The Facebook chief executive and his wife of nine months made one giant donation at the end of 2012. The gift was big enough to put them atop the list of most generous donors.

By Feb. 11, 2013


Organ donors multiply with Facebook's new timeline feature

After the social network's push to boost registered organ donors, the Donate Life California registry has had an 800 percent increase in registrations.

By May. 1, 2012


Payback: Did SOPA cost Obama Hollywood donors?

Some movie moguls reportedly feel betrayed over Obama's SOPA stance and plan to withhold donations for his re-election campaign.

By Jan. 19, 2012


Fundrace: Check the big presidential campaign donors

The Huffington Post's new "Fundrace 2008" feature allows you to see who the big donors are in the 2008 presidential race campaigns, with a Google maps mash-up that lets you search by region, donor name, party affiliation and donation amount.

By Feb. 4, 2008


Facebook CEO and wife most generous Americans of 2013

Silicon Valley's young power couple tops the 2013 list of most philanthropic Americans.

By Feb. 10, 2014


Kickstarter pledges surpass $1 billion; half pledged in last 12 months

About 5.7 million people have pledged cash through the crowdfunding giant since it kicked off nearly five years ago.

By Mar. 3, 2014


Mark Zuckerberg co-sponsors $33M prize to extend human life

Backed by tech luminaries, the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, a $3 million reward, is being presented to 11 different scientists for their efforts to cure diseases.

By Feb. 20, 2013


Kickstarter project offers refund if Facebook buys it for $2 billion

Echoing some people's disappointment with Oculus, a game called Terribands reassures those who might worry it will sell out for a fortune. On the other hand, it also admits it's "a terrible game with a terrible name."

By Apr. 7, 2014


Move over, Pebble: Ubuntu Edge hits record in crowdfunding

The Ubuntu Edge raises $10.4 million, as of this writing, beating out the $10.2 million the Pebble SmartWatch tallied.

By Aug. 16, 2013


What impact will Facebook have on organ donations?

People are turning to social media to bridge the chasm between those in need of life-saving organs and those who can help. This offers hope but also introduces risks.

By May. 29, 2012