Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were the most generous American philanthropists in 2013, with a donation of 18 million shares of Facebook stock, valued at more than $970 million, to a Silicon Valley nonprofit in December.
Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company’s small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is also leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser.
Cloud and enterprise president Satya Nadella has emerged as the front-runner.
Microsoft founder says he’s confident his private phone calls are not tapped.
Christmas came early for one Reddit user who, as fate would have it, was presented with a gift from multi-millionaire Bill Gates through the website’s “Secret Santa.”
Billionaire Warren Buffett says there’s no chance his friend Bill Gates will return to lead Microsoft Corp. as CEO.
Ten of America’s billionaires net worth would be more than the cash the U.S. has on hand if Congress cannot reach a resolution to raise the debt ceiling.
Three of Microsoft’s top investors are telling the board it’s time for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the company, according to Reuters.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world’s largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within the next 12 months.
With the opening of Washington’s first charter school likely 15 months away, more dollars from Seattle’s tech economy are flowing toward groups that want to change the way the state thinks about public schools.