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Bill Gates Is Concerned About the Rise of the Machines, and Why the Hell Aren’t You?

Bill Gates Is Concerned About the Rise of the Machines, and Why the Hell Aren’t You?

By Josh Wolford January 28, 2015

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates, who knows a thing or two about technology, is concerned about the day when our artificial intelligence gets a little too smart for its own good and decides it probably doesn’t have to listen to the …

Bill Gates Donates $1M to Gun Control Initiative Bill Gates Donates $1M to Gun Control Initiative

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 …

Bill Gates Is Good at Dumping Ice Water on Himself Bill Gates Is Good at Dumping Ice Water on Himself

The Ice Bucket Challenge has hit the tech world. In the past few days, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have all dumped buckets of ice water on their …

Bill Gates, Family Vacations on $330 Million Yacht

Just because he can, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his family are currently vacationing in Sardinia on a rented 450-foot, $330 million yacht. The Serene is the third most expensive yacht in the world and will cost the computer entrepreneur …

Wireless Birth Control Could Hit the Market by 2018 Wireless Birth Control Could Hit the Market by 2018

The concept of implanting birth control that lasts for years is nothing new, but the idea of implanting remote-controlled birth control that can work for a decade and a half sure is. But if things go according to plan, that …

Mosquito Repellent 1000x Stronger Than DEET

Researchers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee have developed a mosquito repellent that is 1000 times stronger than DEET, and works on many different types of insects. The new substance is tentatively called VUAA1, is far more effective than N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide …

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

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

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"
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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

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 …