Microsoft Corporation co-founder Bill Gates has said that the US government is falling short in preparing itself and the world for the "significant probability of a large and lethal modern-day pandemic occurring in our lifetimes". Gates, in an interview earlier this week, said that he raised the issue of pandemic preparedness with President Donald Trump
Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates has said that he should pay more in taxes and that the government should require other super-wealthy people like him to contribute "significantly higher" amounts. "I need to pay higher taxes," Gates, who is worth over $90 billion, said in a CNN interview on Sunday. "I've paid more taxes,
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the world's richest man, not just at present, but of all time. Both Bloomberg and Forbes have put Bezos on top of their billionaire lists. Bloomberg said Bezos' net worth reached $106 billion while Forbes put it at $105 billion as of Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported. The previous
Windows Phone has been dead for over a year now, and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates too believes it's time to move on. In a recent interview, Gates revealed that he has recently switched to an Android phone.
Instagram has a new, illustrious user: Bill Gates. The Microsoft founder announced his arrival on the platform with a series of three photos from Tanzania a country he's currently touring with wife Melinda Gates. "I ll be sharing photos from my adventures here on Instagram, and I hope you ll follow along," he wrote. The tech billionaire has already amassed over 2.5 lakh followers.
Just when you thought your annual salary revision went well, Forbes has come out with its list of the world's wealthiest people. Of these, the tech industry has to be attributed for providing us enviable net worth. These super rich individuals are behind some of the biggest tech brands we use everyday, including Microsoft, Facebook and Google. Here are the top-ten richest tech barons in the world.
With a net worth of $90.6 billion, Jeff Bezos is now the world s richest man, surpassing Bill Gates whose wealth estimates at $90.1 billion, according to a real-time list of billionaires by Forbes. This sudden jump up the ladder for Bezos can be attributed to a one percent pop in the shares of Amazon.com, which was enough to win him the mantle of the richest man.
Despite being the man behind the world's largest PC software company, Bill Gates apparently has a fairly strict view on the use of technology when it comes to his own children. Like any other parent, Bill Gates and wife Melinda, imposed some strict rules on gadget use in the house, wherein up till the age of 14 their children were not allowed to use a mobile phone.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's richest billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine. Gates, whose wealth is estimated at $86 billion, led the list for the fourth straight year.
American billionaire Bill Gates has become a rage in China after he opened an account on Chinese messaging application WeChat and greeted his followers in Mandarin, the media reported on Tuesday. WeChat is the most widely used messaging application in China and has more than 800 million users, Efe news reported.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates will be world's first trillionaire in the next 25 years, according to a new research. According to research firm Oxfam International, the world would get its first trillionaire in the next 25 years, when Bill Gates becomes around 86 years old. A report by Oxfam International said that considering that Bill Gates' fortune is growing at 11 percent per year since 2009, he could become the world's first trillionaire soon. When Gates left Microsoft in 2006, his net worth was $50 billion, according to Oxfam. By 2016, his wealth had increased to $75 billion, "despite his commendable attempts to give it away through his Foundation," the report said.
Noting that India has great potential to become the most digitized economy globally in mere seven years, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has dubbed the government's demonetization measure as a "bold move" that will help in deflating the Indian shadow economy.
Differences over the smartphone and tablet business strained his relationship with Bill Gates, Microsoft's former CEO Steve Ballmer recounted in an interview to Bloomberg. If he could do it all again, Ballmer said he would have entered the mobile device market even earlier. When he finally did, Microsoft co-founder Gates and other members of the board disagreed, he said.
Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates continued his reign as the world's richest person with a net worth of $75 billion, according to Forbes' annual ranking of billionaires, with Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani leading the pack of 84 Indian billionaires in 2016. Forbes' 2016 list of the World's Billionaires includes 1,810 billionaires, down from a record 1,826 a year ago. Their aggregate net worth is $6.5 billion, $570 million less than last year.
Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates today promised to extend all support to Centre's efforts to expand the reach and effectiveness of sustainable sanitation services under the Swachh Bharat Mission.
Mark Zuckerberg along with his wife Priscilla Chan have teamed up with Bill Gates to launch a global imitative to discover and invest in clean energy technologies around the world. This initiative, called Breakthrough Energy Coalition , also includes other tech moguls like Virgin founder Richard Branson, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Alibaba s Jack Ma.
In a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), Bill Gates announced that he has been working on a secretive project called Personal Agent with Microsoft. The company s co-founder said that the service will help people find important things. While he didn t offer more specifics, from the description the Project Agent seems like a fuse between Google Now and Cortana.
Founder of Microsoft Bill Gates' Bill and Melinda Foundation have funded many philathropic innovative projects that are bound to change lives across the world in the future. And as part of their effort to improve sanitation across the globe, Gates introduced a unique machine built by Janicki Bioenergy, an engineering firm based north of Seattle, that turns sewage waste into pure drinkable water and also generates electricity.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has joined an anti-smoking campaign in China, home to the world's largest number of smokers, featuring in a music video as part of a social media drive against passive smoking. Gates plays a cameo in the Chinese anti-smoking music video, which is part of a social media campaign launched by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation of which he is co-chairman.