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Covid-related falsehoods about Bill Gates amplify other misinformation about him

July 21, 2021 11:22 am

According to research from the media insights company Zignal Labs, as many as 100,000 mentions were made in the last year about Gates’ connections to the Chinese government.

Gates Foundation sets 2-year, post-divorce power share trial

July 08, 2021 8:55 am

If after two years Gates and French Gates decide they cannot continue in their roles, French Gates will resign her positions as co-chair and trustee.

Microsoft names CEO Satya Nadella as chairman

June 17, 2021 8:11 am

Satya Nadella, who took over as CEO in 2014 from Steve Ballmer, has been instrumental in scaling up its business including billion-dollar acquisitions like LinkedIn, Nuance Communications and ZeniMax.

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates explore changes to charitable foundation - WSJ

May 28, 2021 10:23 am

The foundation has become one of the most powerful and influential forces in global public health with spending of more than $50 billion over the past two decades.

A culture of fear at the firm that manages Bill Gates’ fortune

May 27, 2021 1:18 pm

Gates’ reluctance to take decisive action at Cascade adds to an emerging portrait of the billionaire philanthropist that is at odds with his image as a roving global do-gooder and champion of women’s empowerment.

Microsoft conducted probe on Bill Gates’s involvement with employee

May 17, 2021 9:55 am

The board reviewed the matter and held a “thorough investigation” with the help of an external law firm, the software giant said. It didn’t reach a conclusion to the probe because Gates had stepped down before it was completed, Microsoft said.

'I love being their mother': Melinda Gates shares throwback picture with kids amid divorce from Bill Gates

May 10, 2021 12:25 pm

While the post had disabled tweet replies, it made for a heartwarming picture -- a younger Melinda surrounded by her children

The separate worlds of Bill and Melinda Gates

May 09, 2021 2:20 pm

In a November podcast, Bill Gates also spoke about adjusting to life at home after decades on the road. “My life has changed utterly,” he said. “It’s very abnormal.”

Who gets Xanadu 2.0, the Gates family mansion?

May 06, 2021 9:09 am

The couple, worth an estimated $124 billion according to Forbes, announced their split in a joint statement posted to their social media profiles Monday. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, of which they are co-chairs, said that nothing will change in its organizational structure.

'Empathy tears down barriers and opens up new frontiers for optimism': Melinda Gates

May 05, 2021 4:27 pm

"When we strip away our luck and privilege and consider where we'd be without them, it becomes easier to see someone who's poor and sick and say. 'That could be me'. That is empathy," said Melinda


Bill Gates gives a speech with a jar of faeces next to him on the future of toilets

November 07, 2018 6:57 am

Placing a jar of faeces on a pedestal next to him, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said, "This small amount of faeces could contain as many as 200 trillion rotavirus cells, 20 billion Shigella bacteria, and 100,000 parasitic worm eggs.''

Here are the top four richest people in the World for July 2017

July 27, 2017 9:44 pm

Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and Mark Zuckerberg have topped the Forbes list of richest people in the world. Here is how much they are worth.

Bill Gates meets Nitin Gadkari

September 19, 2014 4:23 pm

Bill Gates met Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari at his residence in New Delhi.