• 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 day 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 »
    2 weeks 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 »
    4 weeks 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 »
    1 month 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 »
    1 month 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 »
    1 month 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 »
    1 month 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 »
    1 month ago
  • Steve Ballmer On His Relationship With Bill Gates
    Business Insider - Oct 22
    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer appeared on "CBS This Morning" talking about his new job as owner of the L.A. Clippers. One thing that strikes us: how obviously happy he is. He had the whole staff of CBS cracking... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Bill Gates’ Solution To Income Inequality
    Fortune - Oct 16
    The billionaire philanthropist wants to distinguish between the wealthy who are using their money for good and those who are merely consuming it. Read »
    2 months ago
  • Bill Gates Is Spending A Lot Of Time At Microsoft
    Slate - Oct 10
    Since naming Satya Nadella as CEO, Bill Gates spends a third of his time working at Microsoft, he told Vanity Fair's Bethany McLean. That's a surprisingly big chunk of time, and more than most people realize. When Nadella... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Steve Ballmer And Bill Gates Don’t Talk Anymore,...
    Yahoo! - Oct 9
    According to a Vanity Fair profile, the recent upheaval at Microsoft has poisoned the decades-long friendship between cofounder Bill Gates and former CEO Steve Ballmer to the point that the two no longer speak. The profile... Read »
    2 months ago
  • The Empire Reboots
    Vanity Fair - Oct 8
    In some ways, Bill Gates, Microsoft’s founder and first C.E.O., and Satya Nadella, a longtime employee who last February became the company’s third C.E.O., are alike. They are both engineers, and they are both... Read »
    2 months ago
  • How Mark Cuban, Bill Gates And Other Leaders Stay In...
    Business Insider - Oct 2
    When you're running the country, eradicating poverty, or disrupting incumbents all day it can be hard to stay in shape. This is bad news, given that fitness seemingly has something to do with individual and... Read »
    2 months ago
  • 9 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read
    Business Insider - Oct 1
    While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week. Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books... Read »
    2 months ago