• India Honors Bill Gates With Civilian Award
    Reuters - Jan 26
    India conferred one of its highest civilian awards on billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda for their work to improve health in developing countries. The announcement was made... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • Bill Gates On Mobile Banking, Connecting The World...
    Medium - Jan 23
    Fifteen years ago, Bill and Melinda Gates began a foundation that would spend billions to improve the lot of the world’s poorest. They have made a considerable impact, most notably saving more than an estimated five... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Bill And Melinda Gates Are Betting On The Change They...
    Fast Company - Jan 22
    Bill Gates, the world’s richest man, says the next decade will be the decade of the world’s poor. Since 2009, Bill and Melinda Gates have written a letter every January discussing the work of their foundation (which... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Bill Gates Is Commissioning Art To Remind People Why...
    Quartz - Jan 8
    At first glance, the image above looks like it comes from a spread in Vogue magazine. Shot by Australian photographer Alexia Sinclair, it certainly has all the elements of a high-gloss fashion magazine photo shoot: gorgeous... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Bill Gates’ Latest Passion: A Machine That Turns...
    Mashable - Jan 7
    "I watched the piles of feces go up the conveyor belt and drop into a large bin," Gates, the Microsoft cofounder and billionaire philanthropist, wrote in a blog post on Monday. "They made their way through the machine,... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Bill Gates Doesn’t Want To Pay More In Taxes
    HuffPo - Jan 5
    French economist Thomas Piketty says the world’s richest man loves everything about his 2014 book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century. That is, except for the part about how the rich should pay more in taxes. Piketty... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • 5 Of The World’s Richest Entrepreneurs At The Start...
    Inc - Jan 5
    If you needed more inspiration to start your business in 2015, check out what some of the world's richest entrepreneurs have been up to in the past 12 months (and exactly how much they're worth now). While they may have... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Bill Gates: 2014 Was A Huge Year For Things That...
    Business Insider - Dec 16
    Bill Gates is proud of what the world accomplished in 2014. It was a rough year in many ways, but there's good news to celebrate, too: We're making progress on eradicating some of the world's worst diseases. More... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 3 Things Bill Gates Learned From Warren Buffett
    Business Insider - Dec 3
    I’m looking forward to sharing posts from time to time about things I’ve learned in my career at Microsoft and the Gates Foundation. (I also post frequently on my blog.) Last month, I went to Omaha for the annual... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Bill Gates Pledges Millions To Support Ebola-Affected...
    MSNBC - Nov 19
    As President Barack Obama told reporters that “we are nowhere near out of the woods yet” with Ebola, two big-name billionaires committed to pledging $5.7 million in the fight against the deadly virus. Bill and Melinda... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Vintage Photos Show Bill Gates And Steve Jobs In The...
    Business Insider - Nov 12
    The 1980s and 1990s were a pivotal time for innovation in Silicon Valley. In 1981, shortly after Apple released the Apple 1, IBM introduced the first PC. A few years later, the World Wide Web would be born. Documentary... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Bill Gates And Jeff Bezos Make Forbes’ Most...
    GeekWire - Nov 6
    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos already are among the wealthiest people on the planet. Now, according to a new list by Forbes, they are also among the most powerful. Gates ranked 7th on the... Read »
    2 months ago
  • It Would Take Bill Gates 218 Years To Spend All His...
    Business Insider - Oct 30
    At a spending rate of $1 million a day, most people would blow through their entire life savings in less than a week. But for billionaire Bill Gates, it would take 218 years to spend his approximate $79 billion fortune at... Read »
    2 months ago
  • 9 Things You Don’t Know About Bill Gates, The...
    CNBC - Oct 29
    What do you get the world's richest person for his birthday? That's the question Bill Gates' friends and family pondered as the Microsoft co-founder turned 59 years old Tuesday. Gates, who stepped down from the top job... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Bill Gates: A Call For Crazy Ideas
    LinkedIn - Oct 22
    This month, Melinda and I joined hundreds of scientists for a meeting in Seattle. The topic we discussed is something we’re all passionate about: how to harness the advances of science in ways that benefit the poor. The... Read »
    3 months ago