Mark Zuckerberg

Jan Koum, the 38-year-old founder of the messaging company WhatsApp, donated $556 million to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation putting him at No. 4 on the list. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Bay Area Tech Leaders Under 40 Among 2014’s Top Philanthropic Givers

Out of the top 10 most generous American philanthropists in 2014, four hail from Bay Area tech companies, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual Philanthropy 50 list.

02/10/2015

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., and his wife Priscilla Chan attend the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 10, 2014 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Many of the world's wealthiest and most powerful businessmen from media, finance, and technology attend the annual week-long conference which is in its 32nd year. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

San Francisco General Hospital To Be Named For Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Wife Priscilla Chan After Giving $75 Million

San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center will get new equipment and technology and pay for the conversion of part of its current acute care center with Friday’s announcement of a $75 million gift to the hospital’s foundation.

02/06/2015

(LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Beats Profit, Revenue Forecasts For 7th Straight Quarter, 1.39 Billion Monthly Users

For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other portable devices.

01/28/2015

Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, after armed gunmen stormed the offices. (Philippe Dupeyrat/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Says Book Club Pick Seems Timely In Light Of Paris Jihadist Killings

The Facebook CEO announced Saturday he would take on Steven Pinker’s “The Better Angels of Our Nature,” a book that contends violence has decreased in modern times and the world has become more humane.

01/18/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mark Zuckerberg’s Book Club Resolution Sells Out Title On Amazon

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg has taken a page out Oprah Winfrey’s book and has launched his own Facebook Book Club. The club located on a Facebook page called “A Year of Books” and has already amassed almost 150,000 like in just a few days.

01/05/2015

Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Stuns Beijing Crowd By Speaking Mandarin

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned a crowd in Beijing by speaking Mandarin.

10/23/2014

Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Spends $100M To Buy 700-Acre Chunk Of Kauai

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly bought a massive chunk of one of the Hawaiian Islands.

10/14/2014

(credit: Thinkstock)

San Jose Tech Industry Helps Create New Jobs In Other Industries

While demand for tech jobs in San Jose remain high, Silicon Valley has helped spur the economy by creating new jobs and businesses in other industries.

07/18/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button To Help Businesses Boost Sales

Facebook is testing a “Buy” button in its latest effort to help businesses boost their sales through the world’s biggest online social network.

07/17/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, Wife Donate $120 Million To Bay Area Schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to Bay Area public school districts.

05/30/2014

more

previous