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Google philanthropy funds Aptera and ActaCell

Google.org is splitting $2.75 million between Aptera, a maker of electric cars, and ActaCell, which is developing long-lasting lithium-ion batteries.

By July 23, 2008

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Vexed in the city: Benioff says it's time to listen to the dissenters (Q&A)

As tech reshapes San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff argues for a broader civic dialogue and says philanthropy offers a way to unite a city riven by increasing social discord.

By August 21, 2014

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'Open source' public school philanthropy goes national

DonorsChoose.org connects teachers and citizen philanthropists through its site. The program has just gone national to include every public school in the U.S.

By November 16, 2007

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Microsoft to invest $500 million in youth outreach program

Microsoft introduces the YouthSpark philanthropy program, in which it's investing half a billion dollars over three years.

By September 20, 2012

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Bill Gates shares his notes

Microsoft's chairman is launching a Web site to offer his thoughts on matters from philanthropy to the climate. In an exclusive interview, Gates talks about the site.

By January 20, 2010

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Dr. Brilliant to leave Google.org's helm

The executive director of Google's philanthropic unit is stepping down to become Google's chief philanthropy evangelist.

By February 23, 2009

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: The big giver

Q&A: Not your typical 6-foot, 5-inch multibillionaire, Benioff is urging his tech brethren to follow his philanthropic example and give more to their communities.

By July 26, 2014

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CNET Live - Episode 46

We get practical jokes, world philanthropy, and multiple monitors all packed into one episode.

By March 20, 2008

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Web 2.0 Summit: Larry Brilliant on investing in the future

In the spirit of the new era in American history, philanthropy, rather than business models or Facebook, was the first topic of discussion at the annual San Francisco confab.

By November 5, 2008

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Zuckerberg pledges $100m to Newark, N.J., schools

A New York Times report reveals that the Facebook CEO plans to make his first act of public philanthropy a massive donation to a troubled N.J. city's school system. Clever timing: it's slated to be announced the same day that "The Social Network" premieres.

By September 22, 2010