Articles about Bill Gates

Bill Gates, Melinda French Gates are now officially divorced

03 Aug 2021

Bill Gates, Melinda French Gates are now officially divorced

Bill and Melinda French Gates are now officially divorced after Washington's King County court approved their divorce on Monday. According to the order, the 27-year marriage ended after the two agreed on a "separation contract" that wasn't filed in the divorce proceedings.

Warren Buffett resigns as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation trustee

23 Jun 2021

Warren Buffett resigns as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation trustee

Billionaire Warren Buffett on Wednesday announced that he has resigned as a trustee at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Bill and Melinda Gates consider organizational changes to Foundation

30 May 2021

Bill and Melinda Gates consider organizational changes to Foundation

Three weeks after Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates went public with their lengthy divorce proceedings that were underway since 2019, Mark Suzman, the CEO of Gates Foundation, has revealed to employees that he's in talks to strengthen "the long-term sustainability and stability of the foundation."

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple has its eyes on cryptocurrencies, and more

29 May 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple has its eyes on cryptocurrencies, and more

Apple either bucks the trend and adopts radically new technologies long before competitors, or it takes its own sweet time to embrace new tech used by everyone. The cryptocurrency craze, however, fits between these two scenarios.

NewsBytes Briefing: Twitterati feels the subscription blues, and more

18 May 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Twitterati feels the subscription blues, and more

Apple has been going after its Big Tech rivals by hurting their ad revenue models, but Twitter is making sure it can weather Apple's impending "adpocalypse".

Microsoft probed Bill Gates's affair with employee in 2019

18 May 2021

Microsoft probed Bill Gates's affair with employee in 2019

Two weeks after Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda French Gates announced their split, aWall Street Journal report has revealed a 2019 investigation into a female engineer's allegations that her billionaire boss had an affair with her over the years.

Bill and Melinda Gates's divorce linked to sex-offender Epstein connection?

10 May 2021

Bill and Melinda Gates's divorce linked to sex-offender Epstein connection?

Shortly after Bill and Melinda Gates announced their split on May 3, there are reports that their divorce was in the works since 2019.

Bill and Melinda Gates are splitting up after 27 years

04 May 2021

Bill and Melinda Gates are splitting up after 27 years

Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder, and his wife, Melinda Gates, have announced their separation after 27 years.

COVID-19 vaccine formulas shouldn't be shared with India: Bill Gates

02 May 2021

COVID-19 vaccine formulas shouldn't be shared with India: Bill Gates

It's a terrible time to be a publicist for Bill Gates. The billionaire, who the mainstream media celebrates as a philanthropist, is being criticized for his stance on vaccine patents.

Bill Gates says his coding skills are now "rusty"

23 Mar 2021

Bill Gates says his coding skills are now "rusty"

As the co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates surely is one of the pioneers of home computing, but he admits he is no longer on top of the programming skills that made him a billionaire.

Bill Gates's book draws attention to billionaires' colossal carbon footprint

28 Feb 2021

Bill Gates's book draws attention to billionaires' colossal carbon footprint

Business magnates such as Bill Gates and Roman Abramovich aren't famous for their wealth and business acumen alone. They also happen to be among the world's largest contributors to climate change and ecological imbalance.

After pandemic warning, Bill Gates warns about climate change, bioterrorism

05 Feb 2021

After pandemic warning, Bill Gates warns about climate change, bioterrorism

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has warned the world about the next disaster. Gates said bioterrorism and climate change could be the next biggest threats to humanity.

Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person

07 Jan 2021

Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person

Tesla Inc. and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has surpassed Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest person, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

Global leaders hail India's scientific innovation to combat COVID-19

05 Jan 2021

Global leaders hail India's scientific innovation to combat COVID-19

Global leaders have lauded India's leadership in scientific innovation and decisive action to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

RIL to invest $50mn in Bill Gates-owned Breakthrough Energy Ventures

13 Nov 2020

RIL to invest $50mn in Bill Gates-owned Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Reliance Industries will be investing $50 million (approximately Rs. 373 crore) in Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a firm established by billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates in 2015 to battle climate change.

NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more

29 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more

Last night, Microsoft 365 suffered a major outage due to an internal change and left essential web services down for hours, including Microsoft Office 365, Teams, and Outlook.

William H. Gates, father of Bill Gates, dies at 94

16 Sep 2020

William H. Gates, father of Bill Gates, dies at 94

William H. Gates, the father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, died at the age of 94, following a battle with Alzheimer's disease, the family announced.

Not herd-immunity; vaccine critical for ending pandemic, says Bill Gates

15 Sep 2020

Not herd-immunity; vaccine critical for ending pandemic, says Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said that a vaccine for COVID-19 is critical and the herd immunity strategy cannot end the pandemic.

Elon Musk says Bill Gates is clueless about electric trucks

13 Sep 2020

Elon Musk says Bill Gates is clueless about electric trucks

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has slammed Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates over his views on the future of electric trucks.

NewsBytes Briefing: Jeff Bezos is now worth $200bn, and more

27 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Jeff Bezos is now worth $200bn, and more

In the updates since last night, Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the world, became richer than ever.

A poisoned chalice: Bill Gates on Microsoft's acquisition of TikTok

09 Aug 2020

A poisoned chalice: Bill Gates on Microsoft's acquisition of TikTok

Microsoft is moving progressively to acquire the US business of TikTok (at least) to prevent the company from getting banned by the Trump administration.

Meet Adar Poonawalla, the man bringing COVID-19 vaccines to India

24 Jul 2020

Meet Adar Poonawalla, the man bringing COVID-19 vaccines to India

In the fight against COVID-19, or should we say the worst health crisis of our time, several institutes/organizations are racing to develop vaccines, anti-viral treatments.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sues YouTube: Here's why

23 Jul 2020

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sues YouTube: Here's why

Steve Wozniak has filed a lawsuit against Google's YouTube.

Twitter hackers accessed DMs of dozens of high-profile accounts

23 Jul 2020

Twitter hackers accessed DMs of dozens of high-profile accounts

Last week's massive Twitter hack left more than 100 high-profile accounts, including those of business magnates like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk, compromised.

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

19 Jul 2020

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

The Government of India has issued a notice to Twitter to get more details around how it became the target of a massive coordinated hack three days ago.

Twitter hack: Musk, Obama, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, others compromised

16 Jul 2020

Twitter hack: Musk, Obama, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, others compromised

Microblogging platform Twitter has been hit by a massive hack by cryptocurrency scammers.

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

14 Jul 2020

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

After a massive fund-raising spree of Jio Platforms, Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani has become the sixth-richest person in the world.

Bill Gates warns COVID-19 could turn into 'deadlier pandemic'

12 Jul 2020

Bill Gates warns COVID-19 could turn into 'deadlier pandemic'

The COVID-19 crisis continues to wreak havoc around the world as the global coronavirus cases surge past 1.2 crore.

Hollywood producer Steve Bing dies by suicide at 55

23 Jun 2020

Hollywood producer Steve Bing dies by suicide at 55

Hollywood film producer, screenwriter and philanthropist Steve Bing has passed away at the age of 55.

Some think Bill Gates will implant 'microchips' through COVID-19 vaccines

05 Jun 2020

Some think Bill Gates will implant 'microchips' through COVID-19 vaccines

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, has been leading the fight against COVID-19 through his Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

PM Modi and Bill Gates discuss coronavirus situation and vaccine

15 May 2020

PM Modi and Bill Gates discuss coronavirus situation and vaccine

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an extensive discussion with philanthropist Bill Gates on the coronavirus crisis, the global response to the pandemic, India's efforts, and a vaccine.

Bill Gates on COVID-19 response: We are in 'uncharted territory'

13 Apr 2020

Bill Gates on COVID-19 response: We are in 'uncharted territory'

From Italy to India, several countries are reeling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As President, what Bill Gates would do to fight COVID-19

26 Mar 2020

As President, what Bill Gates would do to fight COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 is taking on a toll on healthcare systems established by countries like US and Italy.

Bill Gates backs 'shut down' to combat COVID-19 outbreak

19 Mar 2020

Bill Gates backs 'shut down' to combat COVID-19 outbreak

As the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc around the world, Bill Gates is urging the public 'stay calm'.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alphabet's coronavirus tool, Iran's surveillance, Apple Stores closed, more

15 Mar 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alphabet's coronavirus tool, Iran's surveillance, Apple Stores closed, more

This week, a vast majority of developments in the world of tech were driven by the outbreak of coronavirus in various parts of the world.

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

14 Mar 2020

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

Bill Gates, one of the richest men in the world, has decided to step down from the board of Microsoft - the company he co-founded more than four decades ago with Paul Allen.

Bezos launches $10 billion-worth 'Earth fund' to fight climate change

18 Feb 2020

Bezos launches $10 billion-worth 'Earth fund' to fight climate change

In order to tackle the problem of climate change, Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has announced the plan to create a new 'Earth Fund' and invest $10 billion in it.

Bill Gates is buying a $600 million futuristic eco-friendly superyacht

10 Feb 2020

Bill Gates is buying a $600 million futuristic eco-friendly superyacht

Microsoft co-founder and the world's second-richest man, Bill Gates, is reportedly spending a whopping $645 million on a futuristic yacht.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos made $13 billion within minutes

31 Jan 2020

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos made $13 billion within minutes

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, is minting more money than you could imagine.

Create an app for Bill Gates, win Rs. 36 lakh

03 Jan 2020

Create an app for Bill Gates, win Rs. 36 lakh

If you are looking to use your technical expertise to make quick money then Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has something that might fit the bill.