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Bill Gates Tops Forbes’ 2014 List Of 500 Richest People

Bill Gates Tops Forbes’ 2014 List Of 500 Richest People

By Chad Sweely March 3, 2014

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, …

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 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 …

Bill Gates’ Condom Contest Gets the NMA Treatment Bill Gates’ Condom Contest Gets the NMA Treatment
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As previously reported, the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation is looking for new innovations in the new round of their “Grand Challenges Explorations” initiative. One of these contests is for a $100,000 grant to develop a better condom, you know, …

Bill Gates Condom Challenge Offers $100,000 Bill Gates Condom Challenge Offers $100,000
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Bill Gates‘ philanthropy continues to press hard on issues that may seem odd, but are actually essential to propping up the developing world. Last year, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) selected a reinvention of the toilet that functions …

Bill Gates To Grant $100K to Develop a Better Condom Bill Gates To Grant $100K to Develop a Better Condom
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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is looking for new innovations in round 11 of it “Grand Challenges Explorations” initiative. And one of the areas that they want to improve is contraception – specifically the condom. Basically, the project looks …

Bill Gates Not Cool With Scouts' Gay Ban Bill Gates Not Cool With Scouts' Gay Ban
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Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, who also happens to have been in the Boy Scouts, thinks the Boy Scouts of America should end its ban on gay members and leaders. He said so, quite matter-of-factly, at a Politico event …

Zuckerberg, Gates, Dorsey, and More Talk Programming Zuckerberg, Gates, Dorsey, and More Talk Programming
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A new campaign looks to teach people about a “superpower” that is only being taught in about 10% of U.S. schools. We’re talking about programming, and an array of high-profile tech figures and celebrities are throwing their support behind the …

Bill Gates Won't Give You $5,000 to Share a Photo Bill Gates Won't Give You $5,000 to Share a Photo
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There’s a new viral share hoax going around Facebook involving a photo of Bill Gates. “Hey Facebook, As some of you may know, I’m Bill Gates. If you click that share link, I will give you $5,000. I always deliver, …

Bill Gates Wants You to Bing It On. Seriously. Bill Gates Wants You to Bing It On. Seriously.
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Bill Gates has just finished up his first-ever reddit AMA, answering users’ questions for just under one hour. Among the topics of discussion included Microsoft, coding, his wealth, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, vaccines, and yes, Bing. Replying to …