Priscilla Chan

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San Francisco. Multibillion-dollar tech giants have turned it into one of the world’s most expensive cities in which to live. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP

Mike Reed’s camper is parked on the side of the road alongside the boundary to Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, in the heart of Silicon V(...)

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos. Ms Bezos has promised to give away more than half her $36.6 billion fortune. Photograph: EPA

MacKenzie Bezos, who recently became the world’s fourth richest woman following her divorce from Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon, ha(...)

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(...)

Mark Zuckerberg has said he will donate 99 per cent of his Facebook shares to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg sold nearly $500 million (€409 million) in the company’s shares in February to fund his philanthropic investm(...)

 Mark Zuckerberg with his wife, Priscilla Chan, and their new baby daughter August (left), and her sister Maxima (right)

Mark Zuckerberg is going on paternity leave after he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, welcomed their second daughter. They named the new baby August, th(...)

Silicon Valley housing is priced well beyond the reach of the average worker. Photograph: iStock

The city of East Palo Alto, a wedge of modest houses and light industrial sites in the heart of Silicon Valley, has been passed by in the great tech b(...)

epa06042063 Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon, during the conference 'The Future of Newspapers' with the leading world players in the information industry, on the occasion of the 150 years of Italian newspaper 'La Stampa' in Turin, Italy, 21 June 2017.  EPA/ALESSANDRO DI MARCO

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has remained largely invisible in the world of philanthropy. That changed last week in a single tweet - followed by 42,000 more. (...)

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(...)

A file image of Facebook chief executive  Mark Zuckerberg (left) and his wife Priscilla Chan.  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the couple’s philanthropic organization, is committing significant financial resources over the next decade to help accelerate basic science research. Photograph: AP

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan on Wednesday pledged more than $3 billion (€2.7 billion) towards a plan to “cure,(...)

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