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Bill & Melinda Gates Donate $1M to Gun Control Initiative

Bill & Melinda Gates Donate $1M to Gun Control Initiative

By Josh Wolford August 27, 2014

Bill and Melinda Gates have both offered up $500,000 to The Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, “a coalition of concerned citizens and organizations working together to forge commonsense solutions to reduce gun violence.” The main common sense solution that alliance …

Steve Jobs Tops CNBC's Business Influencers List Steve Jobs Tops CNBC's Business Influencers List

CNBC has been around for 25 years now, and in honor of that, decided to come up with what they call the “First 25,” or the 25 people “to have had the most profound impact on business and finance since …

Bill Gates Urges Philanthropy From China

Bill Gates may be known as the richest man in the world, but that doesn’t mean he can solve every global problem himself. The co-founder of Microsoft is once again urging China’s wealthiest people to tackle the country’s poverty levels. …

Bill Gates Tops Forbes' List Of 500 Richest People Bill Gates Tops Forbes' List Of 500 Richest People

On March 3rd, Forbes, the well-known American business and financial information magazine, released its yearly tally of the 500 richest people that the magazine has been closely following. The list was first published in 2000 and includes various well-known names, …

Watch Bill Gates Get Beat in Chess in About a Minute Watch Bill Gates Get Beat in Chess in About a Minute

You gotta have some smarts to become the richest man in the world – and of course, nobody is doubting the intellect of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. But being smart, successful, and wealthy doesn’t necessarily make you a good chess …

Watch Bill Gates Lose A Chess Match In 79 Seconds Watch Bill Gates Lose A Chess Match In 79 Seconds

As the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has to be a pretty smart guy. He helped develop the Windows operating system and made the company the global tech leader it is today. With all that being said, is he good …

Bill Gates Predicts The Future On Jimmy Fallon Bill Gates Predicts The Future On Jimmy Fallon
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Bill Gates is a busy man. He’s currently juggling his charity work while also helping the Microsoft’s board search for the company’s next CEO. While both must be taxing, he can still find the time to show up on late …

Bill Gates Charity Criticized as "Worthless" Bill Gates Charity Criticized as "Worthless"

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Bill Gates is incredibly wealthy; in fact, he’s the most wealthy person in the world. The co-founder of Microsoft and a noted investor, Gates is also well-known for his philanthropy work, mainly through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which …

Your Next-Gen Condoms Could Be Made of Graphene Your Next-Gen Condoms Could Be Made of Graphene

This past May, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation lamented that the condom, one of the most simple tools ever devised to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies, hasn’t really been improved upon in five decades. …

Bill Gates Takes Shot at Internet Access Advocates Bill Gates Takes Shot at Internet Access Advocates
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Bill Gates thinks it’s stupid to prioritize the goal of worldwide internet connectivity over malaria research. This is now the second time that he’s made the sentiment clear. Speaking in an interview with the Financial Times, the Microsoft founder said …

Bill Gates Grows Even Wealthier in 2013 Bill Gates Grows Even Wealthier in 2013
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The old cliche, “Money makes money,” is quite factual when it comes to billionaire business magnate, Bill Gates. The man just keeps getting richer with time. Topping the Forbes’ 400 list for the 20th consecutive year, Gates has been deemed …

Bill Gates Gets the Fake Biopic He Deserves

Tomorrow brings the wide release of Jobs, the Ashton Kutcher-led Steve Jobs biopic. And some time next year, we’ll get another Steve Jobs biopic – one penned by Aaron Sorkin based on the bestselling biography by Walter Isaacson. But why …

Bill Gates: Google's Balloons Won't Help Dying Kids Bill Gates: Google's Balloons Won't Help Dying Kids
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Back in June Google announced Project Loon, an initiative to bring the internet to remote areas via giant balloons that float around stratospheric winds and beam access down to people on the ground. Google knows that it’s an ambitious program. …

Bill Gates Talks Steve Jobs in 60 Minutes Interview Bill Gates Talks Steve Jobs in 60 Minutes Interview
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Competitors, rivals, or whatever you want to call them – Bill Gates and Steve Jobs had a lot of shared history. And in a recent interview with Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes, Gates got emotional talking about the time he …

FWD.us  Snags Bill Gates, Sean Parker, and More FWD.us Snags Bill Gates, Sean Parker, and More

Mark Zuckerberg’s immigration-focused political advocacy group is getting the help of a few more tech heavyweights. Today, FWD.us announced a couple of new members: Microsoft founder BIll Gates, current Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Microsoft EVP Brad Smith and Sean Parker, …

Condom Gun Takes Applying Protection to the Extreme Condom Gun Takes Applying Protection to the Extreme

Recently, the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation posted a $100,000 grant offering to anyone who can help build a better condom. Why do we need a better condom? Well, increasing condom use around the world is key in the fight …

Bill Gates, Paul Allen Update Iconic Photo Bill Gates, Paul Allen Update Iconic Photo

Bill Gates and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen haven’t always been on the best of terms, but it looks the the relationship has been mended enough to recreate a classic photo at a recent event. Allen tweeted out the pic featuring …