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Next four to six months could be worst of Covid-19: Bill Gates

December 14, 2020 1:54 pm

"I thought the US would do a better job handling it. Sadly, the next four to six months could be the worst of the pandemic", Gates, who in 2015 had warned the world of such a pandemic, said on Sunday.

Bill Gates calls India’s digital finance approach a global model

December 08, 2020 7:38 pm

“If people are going to study one country right now, other than China, I’d say they should look at India,” Gates said at the Singapore Fintech Festival on Tuesday.

Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest person

November 24, 2020 11:27 am

Elon Musk's net worth soared $7.2 billion to $127.9 billion, driven by yet another surge in Tesla’s share price.

Elon Musk is a Tesla rally away from unseating Bill Gates as world’s second richest

November 19, 2020 10:54 am

Musk’s net worth soared another $10.2 billion on Wednesday after Tesla shares climbed 10% on the strength of an overweight rating by Morgan Stanley.

Reliance Industries to invest $50 million in Bill Gates' Breakthrough Energy Ventures

November 13, 2020 5:53 pm

In a filing to stock exchanges, Reliance said it will make the investment in tranches over the next 8 to 10 years.

Reducing inequity is the highest human achievement: Bill Gates

October 16, 2020 5:36 pm

"Whether through democracy, strong public education, quality healthcare or broad economic opportunity, reducing inequity is the highest human achievement," he continued passionately

Bill Gates Sr., father of Microsoft’s co-founder, dies at 94

September 16, 2020 10:49 am

William H. Gates Sr. died Monday at his beach home on Hood Canal, Washington, according to Bill Gates III’s family office. The cause was Alzheimer’s disease.

Mark Zuckerberg's net worth surges past $100-billion following rise in Facebook stock

August 21, 2020 1:57 pm

Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth: Facebook shares climbed 2.44 per cent to end at $269.01 apiece on the Nasdaq on Thursday. This led to a $2.36 billion rise in Zuckerberg's net worth, the latest data from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index showed.

Explained: Microsoft's TikTok bid spotlights Windows maker's history with China

August 11, 2020 9:35 am

Microsoft Corp has emerged as the most likely buyer of the U.S. operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese short-video app that U.S. President Donald Trump is preparing to effectively ban on national security grounds.

Bill Gates says US Covid testing has ‘mind-blowing’ problems

August 10, 2020 12:46 am

“You’re paying billions of dollars in this very inequitable way to get the most worthless test results of any country in the world,” Gates said.


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.