Apple boss Tim Cook ‘to donate millions’ to charity

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he will give away most of his $800m (£537m) fortune to good causes before he dies.


Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, Inc. says he’ll give-away at least 50% of his $800,000,000 ($800 mil) as a signatory of The Giving Pledge; joining Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan (Facebook); Dustin Moskovitz and Cari Tuna (Facebook), Paul G. Allen (Microsoft), 3 term NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg (Bloomberg Business), John Paul DeJoria (Paul Mitchell), Larry Ellison (Oracle), Ted Turner (CNN), Carl Icahn (Icahn Enterprises), Steve Case and Jean Case (AOL), Sir Richard Branson and Joan Branson (Virgin America), Vinod Khosla and Neeru Khosla (Sun Microsystems), George Lucas and Mellody Hobson (Lucasfilm), Elon Musk (Tesla Motors, PayPal), Pierre Omidyar and Pam Omidyar (eBay), Texas Oilman T. Boone Pickens and David Rockefeller (Chase).

The Giving Pledge was started in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates (the 1st 2 signatories) and signatories pledge to give 50% or more of their wealth to charity.

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