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Jeff Bezos shot straight to the top of a ranking of America’s biggest donors — here’s how much tech moguls gave away to good causes ...

Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, gave $2 billion to good causes on 2018, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Bill and Melinda Gates shined a spotlight on at-home DNA tests like 23andMe, calling them one of last year’s biggest surprises

DNA tests helped catch a suspected serial killer last year. They may also help women have healthier pregnancies, according to the Gateses.
Bill and Melinda Gates are the top American philanthropists.

The 25 most generous philanthropists in America today

The Chronicle of Philanthropy publishes an annual round up of the top 50 philanthropists by calculating their yearly donations.In 2017, America's super rich and famous donated $14.7 billion to causes, alma maters, foundations, and charities. Bill and Melinda Gates top the list.
Bill and Melinda Gates.

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students, according to a new report — here’s what happened

A seven-year education initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation centered on improving teacher effectiveness didn't work, according to a new report from RAND. Some observers called the initiative a "failure."
Bill Gates, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Melinda Gates at Hunter College, February 13, 2018.

Bill Gates says the world is objectively getting better — in spite of Trump’s ‘America First’ policies

In a Q&A, Gates said that although global heath is "under attack" in the Trump era, he still believes that future generations will be better off than past ones.

Bill Gates’ advice to future entrepreneurs: Go into science

People who learn science will be able to tackle the issues that Gates thinks are most important, like global disease and the need to create a new energy system.

Bill Gates reveals the 2 reasons he’s giving away his $90 billion fortune

In the annual Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation letter, Bill Gates explains why he is giving all his money away.
When your dad is worth $90 billion, there's no escaping the privilege of wealth.

Meet the kids of the world’s richest tech billionaires

Bill and Melinda Gates' daughter Jennifer is a student at Stanford University and rides equestrian.