Bill Gates

Bill Gates' Quiet Summer Of Learning To Bbq, Recommending Books, And Working A Shift At Dairy Queen...

Bill Gates, who slipped from his spot as the second-richest person in the world this summer, spent most of his time away from the media before gearing up for a press tour ahead of a new Netflix documentary about his life. He and his wife Melinda...
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Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates Is Now Streaming On Netflix

Netflix has finally started streaming Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates, a three-part-documentary “that explores the mind and motivations of celebrated tech visionary, business leader, and philanthropist Bill Gates.” The new...
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The Strategy That Added $16 Billion To Bill Gates' Net Worth This Year

The Strategy That Added $16 Billion To Bill Gates' Net Worth This Year Decades after founding Microsoft, Bill Gates is still creating immense wealth for himself.  He added $16 billion to his net worth this year, bringing his total net...
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Bill Gates Says Fossil Fuel Divestment Has ‘zero’ Impact On Climate

Fossil fuel divestment is a waste of time. At least, according to liberal billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates.

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Don't Break Up Big Tech, Says Bill Gates. The World's Second-richest Man Says Regulation Is The Way...

Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates thinks big tech companies shouldn't be broken up. Instead, the government should play a role in regulating them. In an interview with Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker, Gates discussed the responsibilities...
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The “animal Spirits” Fudge Factor

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Marcus Nunes directed me to an interesting quotation from Bill Gates: Too bad economists don’t actually understand macroeconomics,” . . . It’s not like physics where you take certain inputs and you...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media, Twitter, Google, Linkedin, Physics

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Bill Gates Not Opposed To Warren’s Wealth Tax

Bill Gates told Bloomberg that he “wouldn’t be against a wealth tax” like the one Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is proposing, but he didn’t think it was realistic. Said Gates: “I doubt, you know, the U.S. will do a...
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Bill Gates Sounds Supportive Of Elizabeth Warren's Wealth Tax

Bill Gates knows a thing or two about wealth, and the Microsoft co-founder, who is one of the world's wealthiest people, says he'd be ok with a tax on his assets. In an interview with Bloomberg, Gates was asked if he would support a wealth tax —...
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Voa Interview: Bill Gates  

 Living conditions have improved greatly since 2000 even for the world’s poorest people, but billions remain mired in “layers of inequality.” That is the assessment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s third annual report on progress...

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Bill Gates (still) Doesn't Think Regulators Should Break Up Big Tech

Bill Gates is unsurprisingly very familiar with antitrust regulations of large tech companies, so how does he feel about the US government's ongoing competition review? He's not a fan -- though not necessarily for the reasons you might...

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Gates Foundation Says Billions 'mired In Inequality'

Living conditions have improved greatly since 2000 even for the world’s poorest people, but billions remain mired in “layers of inequality.”That is the assessment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s third annual report on progress...

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Bill Gates On The Limitations Of Corporate Purpose

Bill Gates says companies should have purposes beyond profitability—but also warns of limits to how far the focus on societal outcomes should extend. Gates, in a recent interview with Quartz, suggested people should still look to governments for...

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Bill Gates: “economists Don’t Actually Understand Macroeconomics”

Bill Gates takes a dim view of economists’ ability to know what’s going on in the economy. “Too bad economists don’t actually understand macroeconomics,” the Microsoft co-founder noted during a recent interview with Quartz. Asked what...
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Bill Gates Shares The Ultimate Recipe For Achieving Global Literacy

As one of its sustainable development goals, the UN is shooting for total literacy among young people, as well as a large portion of adults, by 2030. At this point, however, it’s far from meeting that goal. At the current rate, 30% of adults...

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Bill Gates Says We Need To Focus On The Places Where Global Progress Is Lagging

In the Gates Foundation’s annual look at the progress on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, the philanthropist looks at the gaps between areas in the developing world that are improving and those that are lagging behind. It...

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What's On Tv: 'spider-man: Far From Home'

This week Netflix premieres its three-part docuseries about the founder of Microsoft. Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates uses old and new footage to tell the executive's story, along with interviews by director Davis Guggenheim....
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'succession' Took On This Invite-only Billionaire Tech Retreat And It Got A Lot Right — Down To...

The retreat for power players featured in the latest episode of HBO's "Succession" is based on a very real "billionaires summer camp" in Idaho, and the annual guest list includes names like Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffet, and Bill Gates. While the Roy...
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Gates Foundation Award For Indian Pm And ‘despot-in-the-making’ Narendra Modi Draws Anger From...

“Are Trump and Bolsonaro next?” An award for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is drawing increased criticism this week from rights advocates who are concerned because of Modi’s human...
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Bill Gates Says He Met With Jeffrey Epstein For His Connection To Money - Cnet

Microsoft cofounder denies having a business relationship or friendship with the financier and convicted sex offender.
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Bill Gates And Ban Ki-moon: Investing In Climate Solutions Could Generate $7.1 Trillion

They want to invest $1.8 trillion over the next decade in climate adaptation—and see the potential for enormous gains. As climate change fuels bigger disasters—from Hurricane Dorian leveling parts of the Bahamas to heat waves this...
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