In a Facebook post addressed to his recently born first child, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg subtly made two major announcements. One, his wife Priscilla gave birth to a baby girl named Max (short for Maxima). Two, Mark and Priscilla will give away 99-percent of their Facebook shares within their lifetimes.
Condoms are a life-saving piece of tech, and for being little more than uninflated latex balloons, they do their job pretty well if you wear them. That's the part that Bill Gates is working on. No, he's not going around as a one-man condom-police army, but he is offering $100,000 to anyone who can make a condom less…
As a show of gratitude for donating $5000 worth of water pumps, a remote Indian village changed its name to Snapdeal.com, mirroring that of their Groupon-esque benefactor. Wait, wait, wait. Huh?
Dr. Wakefield's study once showed a link between vaccinations and autism. Too bad it was based on fraudulent data and "an absolute lie". Bill Gates has pledged 10 billion dollars to make it the "year of the vaccines".
Our favorite charity-worker Bill Gates has successfully signed up 38 billionaires to give away half of their wealth to those less fortunate, in what could be the largest-scale philanthropic work ever.
philanthropists at OLPC are overhauling the guts of their XO-1 with the aim of keeping the portable's battery life while increasing its capabilities.
The beautiful, smart and, no doubt, fragrant Melinda Gates is the subject of a mahoosive profile in Fortune. And, aside from the philanthropic angle (Bill and Melinda, it is estimated, will give away around $100 billion from their eponymous foundation) it gives a fascinating insight into the home life of Mr. and Mrs.…
Is there anything that Google doesn't have it's grubby little hands on these days? Up until today we thought that cars were off of their radar, but we were wrong. Their philanthropic division, Google.org, is moving into the plug-in hybrid market. What is that you ask? Basically they are full on electric cars that you…