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.
Microsoft introduces the YouthSpark philanthropy program, in which it's investing half a billion dollars over three years.
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.
Google.org is splitting $2.75 million between Aptera, a maker of electric cars, and ActaCell, which is developing long-lasting lithium-ion batteries.
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.
The well-heeled company touts its plans to bestow money on worthy causes. But how does that compare with other tech sector do-good efforts?
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.
The FCC is taking its own sweet time to figure out a solution to the digital divide, Facebook helps you with philanthropy, and Google may be watching when your eyes are closed.
The executive director of Google's philanthropic unit is stepping down to become Google's chief philanthropy evangelist.
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.