Meet the 12 Most Generous Tech Leaders. . . And 6 of the Least

More than any other industry, the tech sector has the ability to create multimillionaires, and even billionaires, almost overnight. Almost all of those who become mega-rich practice philanthropy at some level, and the tech elite give billions to charity each year. Relative to their net worth, however, the scale of their generosity varies greatly, so we wanted to take a look at who among them is the most, and least, generous.
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The Ambitious Plan to Save the Patent System That’s Drawing Millions from Top Funders

By most accounts, the patent system is a disaster. A murky and litigious chess game of corporations secretly jockeying and hoarding to control intellectual property from science and tech research. A mostly unknown Australian project seeks to change that game, and big funders like Gates and Moore are on board.

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