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  • Facebook's Zuckerberg speaks out in support of Muslims Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 5:47 PM ET

    FACEBOOK'S ZUCKERBERG SPEAKS OUT IN SUPPORT OF MUSLIMS@. SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 9- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said he supported Muslims in his community and around the world. Muslims in the United States and abroad have been criticized in the wake of attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California.

  • Only these 2 CEOs make Mark Zuckerberg look poor Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 8:21 AM ET
    Facebook founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg.

    Just two CEOs of companies in the S&P 500 hold shares in their companies worth more than Zuckerberg's stake in Facebook.

  • Easy ways to give back on a tight budget Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
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    When it comes to giving back, even the smallest amount can make a huge impact. Don't let a tight budget stop you.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU, Dec 3- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday he and his wife would receive no tax benefit from setting up their new philanthropic endeavor as a limited liability company and hinted at the types of efforts it would support. While reiterating that the entity, called the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, would focus on...

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 3- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said on Thursday he will not give away his family's shares to charity like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Earlier this week, Zuckerberg announced he would donate 99 percent of his Facebook shares, currently worth about $45 billion, to a new philanthropic project he will run with his wife.

  • Facebook CEO's donation is a game-changer Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 | 11:16 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg with wife Priscilla Chan and their daughter Max.

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are rewriting the rules of charitable giving, says Melissa Berman. Here's how they'll change the game.

  • BOSTON, Dec 2-# GivingTuesday, a charitable initiative which uses social media as its catalyst, raised nearly $117 million in online donations, a jump of 155 percent over last year, according to preliminary calculations exclusively provided to Reuters by the event's organizers. The movement caught on last year, and it's here to stay, "said Sheila Herrling, senior...

  • Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan. The Facebook founder plans to take two months' paternal leave when their baby is born.

    Mark and Priscilla Zuckerberg are giving their Facebook fortune, but with a twist

  • CHICAGO, Dec 2- An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg:. The price-tag: $500 per child, with $500 extra each for low-income babies, which would add up to $38 billion over 10 years. The funds would go into a tax-advantaged savings account that could grow, with compounding, into sizeable nest eggs at retirement age, according to the founder of the idea, Ray Boshara, director of...

  • Zuckerberg's unusual method of charitable giving Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 3:03 PM ET
    Facebook founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg.

    The unusual structure Mark Zuckerberg created to give away his wealth may shield him from some of the typical requirements of charitable giving.

  • Men take more paternity leave if it's a boy Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    Men take more paternity leave if it's a boy

    CNBC's Eric Chemi takes a look at the data behind paternity leave, including how the gender of the baby impacts how long dads tend to take off.

  • Mark Zuckerberg is not really donating 99% of his wealth Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 10:38 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg is not really donating 99% of his wealth

    CNBC's Robert Frank explains why Mark Zuckerberg is creating an LLC instead of a non-profit to help donate his wealth to charity.

  • Should Facebook investors fear Zuckerberg's donation? Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 10:38 AM ET
    Should Facebook investors fear Zuckerberg's charity donation?

    Eyebrows were raised after Mark Zuckerberg announced plans to donate Facebook shares to charity. Elevation Partners co-founder and Facebook investor Roger McNamee puts the donation in perspective.

  • Will Zuckerberg's donation trigger a philanthropic waterfall?

    Harvard Business School's Bill George and Yale School of Management's Jeff Sonnenfeld discuss Mark Zuckerberg's move to donate 99 percent of his Facebook shares to charity.

  • *Yahoo shares rise after reports of sale of core unit. Dec 2- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday as investors held off on taking big positions ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech. Yellen will speak before the Economic Club of Washington at 12:25 p.m. ET.

  • Dec 2- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday as investors held off on taking big positions ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech. *Yellen will speak before the Economic Club of Washington at 12:25 p.m. ET. *She also testifies on the economic outlook before a joint committee of Congress on Thursday.

  • Zuckerberg pledges to give away 99% of FB shares Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 6:22 AM ET
    Zuckerberg pledges to give away 99% of FB shares

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife announce the birth of their daughter Max and reveal plans to give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares to charity.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 1- Mark Zuckerberg will put 99 percent of his Facebook Inc shares, currently worth about $45 billion, into a new philanthropy project focusing on human potential and equality, he and his wife said Tuesday in a letter to their newborn daughter. The plan, which was posted on the Facebook founder and chief executive officer's page, attracted more...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 1- Mark Zuckerberg will put 99 percent of his Facebook Inc shares, currently worth about $45 billion, into a new philanthropy project focusing on human potential and equality, he and his wife said Tuesday in a letter to their newborn daughter. The plan, which was posted on the Facebook founder and chief executive officer's page and has attracted...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 1- Mark Zuckerberg's pledge on Tuesday to give away most of his Facebook shares, a roughly $45 billion fortune, helps cement his role as one of Silicon Valley's most generous donors. Zuckerberg, 31, and his wife Priscilla Chan, already lauded for donating $1.5 billion in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, are setting a...