All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Bill Gates’

Bill Gates Urges Philanthropy From China’s Wealthiest

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. “China has many successful entrepreneurs and business people … I hope that more people of insight will put their talents …

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Bill Gates Tops Forbes’ 2014 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, such as: Prince Al-Waleed, Warren Buffet, various members of the Walton family, Michael Dell, and Paul Allen; however, this year, …

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Watch Bill Gates Play Chess, Get Destroyed 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 player. Being a great chess player comes from natural ability and a lot of practice. Enter Norwegian chess grandmaster Magnus …

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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 at chess? In the latest episode of Skavlan, a Norwegian-Swedish talk show, Bill Gates took on the world’s best chess …

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Bill Gates Predicts The Future Of Tech On Jimmy Fallon

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 night television to talk about his work. On Tuesday’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Gates showed up to promote his …

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Bill Gates Charity Criticized as “Worthless”

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 has a hand in charitable donations to causes ranging from reducing HIV infections abroad to college-ready education and post secondary …

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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. The condom we all know and love tolerate is in dire need of a tuneup. With that in mind, the …

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Bill Gates Takes Another Shot at Those Who Prioritize the Cause of Worldwide Internet Access

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 that making connecting the billions of unconnected people on the planet to reliable internet access a priority is “a joke.” …

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Bill Gates’ Tops Forbes 400 Again, Grows Even Wealthier

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 the wealthiest man in America yet again. While everyone commonly accredits Gates’ accumulation of wealth to the ever-successful Microsoft Corporation, …

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‘Gates’ Proves Steve Jobs Isn’t the Only One Who Deserves a Blockbuster Biopic

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 is Steve Jobs getting all the love? I mean, besides the fact that he’s recently deceased. What about another important …

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Bill Gates: Google’s Internet Balloons Won’t Help Kids Dying of Malaria

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. They’ve called it a “moonshot” and even the name suggests that it’s a rather loony idea. Now, Bill Gates is …

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Bill Gates Talks Steve Jobs in 60 Minutes Interview

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 spent with the late Apple co-founder just before his death from cancer back in 2011. Gates discussed the conversation the …

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