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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 Jul. 23, 2008

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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 Nov. 16, 2007

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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

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Zuckerberg on life, love, and the company he co-founded

For a moment, CEO Mark Zuckerbeg showed his softer side to the Facebook developers who helped make the social network a success.

By Apr. 30, 2014

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Google still best company to work for, says Fortune

The search giant retains its top perch in the latest rankings. So what makes Google special?

By Jan. 16, 2014

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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 Sep. 20, 2012

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Bill Gates fesses up on Reddit to his one 'expensive guilty pleasure purchase'

Microsoft's co-founder dishes on everything from a global condom competition to Bitcoin to his advice for aspiring computer science students.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Gates said to be under investor pressure to resign as chairman

Top investors worry that Gates' presence on the board prevents adoption of new corporate strategies, sources tell Reuters.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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Facebook to developers: You do better, we do better

Mark Zuckerberg and his lieutenants use the F8 developer conference to hammer home an overarching message to attendees: When it comes to business, what's good for you is good for us.

By Apr. 30, 2014

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LED bulbs you could warm up to (video)

Want to switch to LED lightbulbs but can't stand the infamously harsh light quality? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das rounds up some bulbs that might make you see things differently. The biggest barrier still? Cost.

By Jan. 11, 2012