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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
23 Jul 2020
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sues YouTube: Here's why
Steve Wozniak has filed a lawsuit against Google's YouTube.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
25 Dec 2019
You don't need college degree to join Tesla, says Musk
Elon Musk, the co-founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, has tweeted out that people don't need a college degree to work with him.
02 Dec 2019
Jeff Bezos gave $131M to charity, 0.1% of his wealth
From Jeff Bezos to Elon Musk, billionaire business magnates often donate a part of their wealth to charitable causes.
28 Nov 2019
Now, Mukesh Ambani is 9th richest, ahead of Google founders
Mukesh Ambani, the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, has become the 9th richest person in the world.
24 Nov 2019
Elon Musk lost $768 million after Cybertruck's launch failed
Tesla just unveiled a futuristic 'Cybertruck' to barge into the category of electric pick-up trucks.
19 Nov 2019
Bill Gates says he's impressed with Nitish Kumar. Here's why
World's richest man, Bill Gates said that he is impressed with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a day after meeting him in Patna.
25 Oct 2019
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos set to lose 'World's Richest' title
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will soon have to give up the title of the world's richest person as the Amazon.com Inc. stock dipped in after-hours trading on Thursday.
15 Oct 2019
Did Bill Gates lie about relationship with pedophile Jeffrey Epstein?
A recent report has revealed that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates had met late US financier Jeffrey Epstein "many times" despite having knowledge of his sexual crimes against children.