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The 25 most generous philanthropists in America today

The Chronicle of Philanthropy publishes an annual list of the top 50 philanthropists (both individuals and couples) by calculating their yearly donations. In 2017, America’s wealthiest residents donated $US14.7 billion to nonprofit organisations. About 60% of the total was donated by people who made their fortunes in tech, suggesting America’s […]
The 25 most generous philanthropists in America today
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Mark Zuckerberg just became the third person on Earth worth over $100 billion. Here’s how the Facebook CEO makes and spends his fortune.

Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune surpassed $US100 billion after Facebook launched its TikTok competitor in the US. That makes the tech titan only the third current centi-billionaire on Earth. In June, advertisers including Verizon, Honda, and Ben & Jerry’s boycotted Facebook over the social network’s lack of hate-speech moderation. The boycott briefly […]
Mark Zuckerberg just became the third person on Earth worth over $100 billion. Here’s how the Facebook CEO makes and spends his fortune.