Tue, 06 Nov 2018 14:26
Poop in hand, Bill Gates backs China's toilet revolution
As one of the world's richest men and most active philanthropists, Bill Gates usually has his hands full. Just not with poop.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 06:50
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer: family
Billionaire Paul Allen, who founded US software giant Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s, died Monday after his latest battle with cancer. He was 65.
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:58
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen battles cancer anew
Billionaire Paul Allen, who founded US software giant Microsoft with Bill Gates in 1975, revealed on Monday he is in a new battle with cancer.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 11:40
Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates head climate body
Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates will head an international commission on climate change to launch next month, the Dutch government said Monday.
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:19
Bezos tops Forbes world's rich list as Trump wealth drops
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is now the world's richest person, having snatched the top spot from Microsoft founder Bill Gates who slips to second place, according to Forbes magazine's annual billionaires list published Tuesday.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 01:00
Wealthy people? Give us more like Bill Gates
The microsoft founder's Latest donation underlines his good intentions for the world
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 07:00
Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person
NEW YORK - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on Thursday became the world's richest person, as a jump in the share price of the US tech giant enabled him to overtake Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Forbes magazine estimated.
Fri, 19 May 2017 14:01
5 things Bill Gates wants to say to fresh grads
Bill Gates took to Twitter this week to give new grads a refreshing and sincere guide to their future careers. We sum up the inspiring series of 14 tweets on how to make the most of what he considers “an amazing time to be alive”.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 01:00
Chewing through the spaghetti over our heads
Bill Gates becomes the latest foreigner to comment on Thailand’s risky tangles of aboveground utility lines
Tue, 23 Feb 2016 15:34
Gates breaks with Apple, Google on FBI phone order
Los Angeles - Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said the US government should be allowed to hack into an Apple iPhone belonging to a gunman who carried out a deadly shooting in California.
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:37
Britain and Bill Gates announce 3 billion pounds to fight malaria
LONDON - Britain's finance minister and tech billionaire Bill Gates unveiled a plan to spend billions to defeat "the world's deadliest killer" malaria on Monday.
Sat, 26 Sep 2015 22:48
Zuckerberg, Gates make bid for universal Internet access
UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates on Saturday threw their weight and resources behind the goal of bringing Internet access to everyone in the world by 2020.
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:00
Five lessons for success from tech giants Microsoft, Intel and Apple
IF YOU were to name the business gurus who embodied true success in our day and age, the names of Bill Gates, Andy Grove and Steve Jobs would instantly come up, David Yoffie, professor of International Business at Harvard Business School, said last week d
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:55
World must prepare for 'war' against a global pandemic: Gates
BERLIN (AFP) - Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates says the world must use the lessons from battling Ebola to prepare for any future "war" against a global killer disease, with the help of new technology.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:15
World's poor headed for better lives in 2030: Gates
The lives of the poor will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any time in history, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife Melinda say.