Priscilla Chan gives a speech about the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festivals in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Sergio Flores/Reuters

Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren said breaking up giant tech companies would “keep the marketplace competitive” during an appearance a(...)

Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, supports initiatives that improve rights for women and assist the grief-stricken. Photograph: Bloomberg

Facebook billionaire Sheryl Sandberg has placed more than $100 million (€94 million) worth of her stock into a fund for philanthropic donations, as sh(...)

Priscilla Chan (R) embraces her husband Mark Zuckerberg while announcing the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Photograph: Reuters

The worlds of science and philanthropy have welcomed Wednesday night’s announcement by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his paediatrician wife Pr(...)

 Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg:  he and his wife Priscilla Chan  announced they are giving away 99 per cent of their $45 billion-dollar  fortune to good causes.

Mark Zuckerberg’s pledge to devote 99 per cent of his Facebook shares to philanthropic causes was immediately notable for its size – $45 billion (€42 (...)

Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and chief executive of Facebook, and his wife Priscilla Chan The couple have said they plan to give away 99 pe rcent of their fortune in Facebook stock to a new charity the couple were creating, while announcing the birth of their first child Max

Mark Zuckerberg’s pledge to devote 99 per cent of his Facebook shares to philanthropic causes was immediately notable for its size - $45billion at the(...)