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Bill Gates joins Jeff Bezos in 12-digit club as only centibillionaires

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates, once the world’s richest person, has again eclipsed the $100 billion threshold, joining Inc.’s Jeff Bezos in the exclusive club, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Jeff Bezos is world's richest man, Mukesh Ambani only Indian in top 20: Forbes rich list

Forbes' billionaire list: Only two women - L'Oreal Heiress Francoise Bettencourt and Alice Walton, chairman of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art - could make it to the list.


Photo of billionaire Bill Gates waiting in a line at a burger joint is going viral

The photo was shared on Facebook by a former Microsoft employee, who informed that the picture was taken in Settle and was initially posted in a Microsoft alumni group, which was then reposted by him.

Watch: When Bill Gates calculated how big each slice should be before cutting his wedding cake

Melinda Gates shared an adorable video on the couple's 25th wedding anniversary reminding Bill Gates how he tried to slice their wedding cake so that all the guests would get an equal share.

Bill Gates aims to save $233 billion by reinventing the toilet

“I never imagined that I’d know so much about poop,” Gates said in remarks prepared for the Beijing event.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Allen, who was an avid sports fan, owned the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks. Allen and Gates met while attending a private school in north Seattle. The two friends would later drop out of college to pursue the future they envisioned.


Who was Paul Allen?

In 1988, Paul Allen purchased the Portland Trail Blazers and was intimately involved in the team's operations until his death. He has donated more than $2 billion to various charities including $500 million to the Allen Institute for Brain Science and $52 million to Oregon charities.

International Left Handers Day: Are left-handed people more intelligent?

Almost 10 to 13 percent of the population are left-handed and going by the fact that there are fewer people, the world has more geniuses comparatively. Some of the famous lefties include Aristotle, Marie Curie and Barack Obama.

VIDEO: Bill Gates recommends 5 books worth reading this summer

Bill Gates is helping those out who are unsure about which book to read this summer. Gates in his blog listed out the books "that are fun to read" and wouldn't take up a lot of time. Check it out here.

Bill Gates hails India's expertise in public health, highlights problem in sanitation

The Microsoft co-founder has hailed India's expertise in public health but underlined the need for it to do more in the nutrition and sanitation sector to improve child health and survival.

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

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

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

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