• Ben Affleck, Bill Gates Make Case For Foreign Aid In...
    USA Today - Mar 27
    Cameras were clicking away when Ben Affleck and Bill Gates were in Washington to testify about foreign aid. Affleck, the Oscar-winning director/actor/advocate, spoke before a Senate Appropriations panel about his... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Bill Gates Recommended These 6 Books For TED 2015
    Business Insider - Mar 25
    Bookworms have a kindred spirit in Bill Gates, who releases a reading list of his favorite books a few times a year. He recently wrote a list of recommended reads in honor of the TED 2015 conference on his blog, and they... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Bill Gates On Global Epidemic: Time Is Not On Our Side
    Fortune - Mar 19
    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates took briefly to the TED stage in Vancouver on Wednesday to make an impassioned plea for becoming better prepared to fight a potential global flu epidemic. Wearing a pink sweater and... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey And Bill Gates Love...
    Business Insider - Mar 10
    There is no formulaic, step-by-step process when it comes to achieving success. However, there does seem to be one unifying trait that incredibly successful people share: they all read, a lot. In a recent LinkedIn... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • 14 Books By Successful CEOs That Will Teach You How...
    Business Insider - Mar 3
    Business books are notorious for being loaded with MBA lard, trotting out "key takeaways" like "take risks," "build a great team," and "don't be afraid to fail." But the ones worth reading ditch the platitudes in favor... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Bill Gates Is Named The World’s Richest Person Again
    BBC - Mar 2
    Bill Gates has been declared the richest man in the world for the 16th time by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires. The Microsoft founder once again beat Mexican businessman Carlos Slim to the top... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Why Bill Gates Is Backing Entrepreneurs In India
    Entrepreneur - Feb 24
    Will Poole, a top Microsoft executive-turned seed-stage investor, is tapping American and Indian tech entrepreneurs to back some startups in India that are decidedly not tech-related. Late last year, he closed his $20... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Bill Gates Top Giver In 2014
    CNBC - Feb 10
    America's 50 top givers in 2014 donated $9.8 billion to charity, up 27.5 percent from the top 50 gifts in 2013, according to a new report. Bill Gates was the top giver last year, according to the Philanthropy 50,... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 13 Surprising Facts About Bill Gates
    Business Insider - Feb 9
    Most people know three things about Bill Gates: He's the richest man in America (second-richest in the world right now), he co-founded one of the most successful tech companies of all time in Microsoft, and he's an... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Bill Gates: I Feel Stupid For Only Speaking English
    CNET - Jan 29
    Having spoken two languages since my earliest years, I can reveal there is one advantage. If someone really annoys you -- especially a referee during a tense soccer match -- you can say the most glorious things to them... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Bill Gates Explains Why Breaking Bad Proves The World...
    Vox - Jan 27
    On Wednesday, January 21st, Bill and Melinda Gates made a very big, very public bet: "The lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history," they wrote in their... Read »
    2 months ago
  • 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 »
    2 months 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 »
    2 months 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 »
    2 months 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 months ago