Bill Gates: News

Melinda Gates announces departure from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Melinda French Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has announced her departure from the organization.

09 Apr 2024


Neuralink-rival Synchron prepares for groundbreaking brain chip clinical trial

US-based start-up, Synchron, is set to launch an extensive clinical trial of its revolutionary brain-computer interface (BCI).

30 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Why PM Modi asked citizens to clang utensils during COVID-19

On March 22, 2020, lakhs of Indians stepped into their balconies to clang their utensils and blow conches when the COVID-19 pandemic was at its peak.

29 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi-Bill Gates conversation: PM vows to bridge India's digital divide

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke to Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, telling him about his goal to eliminate digital disparity in the country.

22 Feb 2024

Mukesh Ambani

Anant-Radhika's pre-wedding: Mark Zuckerberg-Bill Gates to attend; full guest-list inside

Anant Ambani, the youngest heir to business tycoon Mukesh Ambani, is gearing up for a lavish wedding with Radhika Merchant.

16 Feb 2024

Steve Jobs

Check out the best tech documentaries

If you are a tech freak or merely interested in gaining more knowledge in tech, these documentaries will serve both entertainment and educational purposes.

07 Feb 2024

Jeff Bezos

Bill Gates-backed mining start-up discovers Zambian copper deposit using AI

KoBold Metals, a California-based mining start-up backed by billionaires Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, has uncovered a massive copper deposit in Zambia.

20 Nov 2023

Jeff Bezos

World's richest 1% emit more carbon than 66% of poorest

In a shocking revelation, a groundbreaking report by Oxfam has exposed a harrowing truth: the richest 1% of the world's population is responsible for a staggering 16% of global CO2 emissions.

08 Nov 2023

Warren Buffett

Must-watch business documentaries for entrepreneurs

For budding and seasoned entrepreneurs alike, one of the best ways to gain insights is by learning from others' experiences and finding that spark of motivation. And, where else can you find it other than through business documentaries?

06 Jun 2023


Gates reveals his summer 2023 gems: Books, songs, and show

Breaking from tradition, Bill Gates, the world's fourth-richest man, is shaking things up this year.

22 May 2023


Jeffrey Epstein allegedly blackmailed Bill Gates over extramarital affair

Jeffrey Epstein, the infamous American financier who was a convicted sex offender, was known for his connection to an array of rich and powerful men.

15 May 2023


Bill Gates shares 5 life lessons for young students

Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates is one of the richest men in the world in terms of net worth. Turns out, he's also pretty rich when it comes to wisdom.

07 Apr 2023


Bill Gates and Melinda share images of their newborn grandchild

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his ex-wife Melinda French Gates shared images of their newborn grandchild on Thursday on separate Instagram posts and the internet is gushing over the adorable images.

28 Mar 2023

Elon Musk

5 CEOs who felt the brunt of Elon Musk's trolling

Elon Musk is known for many things: his riches, Twitter, Tesla, SpaceX, etc. He has also built a reputation for not holding back when speaking about someone or something.

06 Mar 2023


Bill-Melinda Gates welcome their grandchild; family shares news on Instagram

Jennifer Gates, the eldest daughter of Bill Gates and Melinda Gates, has given birth to her first child with husband Nayel Nassar.

04 Mar 2023

Narendra Modi

Bill Gates meets Modi, lauds India's progress in various sectors

Microsoft co-founder and United States (US) business magnate Bill Gates met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday and stated that the meeting made him more optimistic than ever about India's progress in climate, development, and health.

23 Feb 2023


Bill Gates lauds India's ability to tackle big challenges

Microsoft co-founder and American business magnate Bill Gates expressed confidence in India's ability to address major challenges. In his "GatesNotes" blog on Wednesday, Gates claimed that India as a whole gives him hope for the future.

09 Feb 2023


Who is Bill Gates's new girlfriend Paula Hurd

American business magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates has reportedly found a new love!

13 Jan 2023


Bill Gates is not a big fan of Web3, metaverse

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is seemingly not a big fan of Web3 and metaverse. The tech doyen poured cold water over what is supposedly the next big thing during an Ask-Me-Anything session on Reddit.

04 Jan 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: How Satya Nadella brought Microsoft back from irrelevancy

Microsoft was seen as a relic of the past when Satya Nadella took charge as CEO in 2014. It had missed every significant tech innovation in the past decade and was battling a complacent and political work culture at that time.

23 Dec 2022


Inside Bill-Melinda Gates's daughter Jennifer Gates's extravagant baby shower

Jennifer Gates, the eldest daughter of Bill Gates and Melinda Gates, recently took to Instagram to give a sneak peek into her gorgeous, extravagant baby shower, attended by close friends and family members.

30 Aug 2022

Mukesh Ambani

Gautam Adani is first Asian to become world's third richest

Indian billionaire Gautam Adani is on a roll. The 60-year-old businessman has become the world's third richest person by overtaking French mogul Bernard Arnault as per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

30 Aug 2022

Adani Group

Adani surpasses LVMH co-founder, becomes world's third-richest with $137.4B fortune

Gautam Adani, the founder and chairman of Adani Group, has become the world's third-richest person, with a fortune of $137.4B, as per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

06 Jul 2022

Elon Musk

Reading habits of 5 most successful people in the world

Did you know that the most successful and well-known people see books as the gateway to knowledge and credit reading as one of the factors of their achievements and happiness?

26 Apr 2022


Gautam Adani becomes world's 5th richest person, surpasses Warren Buffett

Gautam Adani, Chairman of Adani Group, has become the fifth-richest person in the world, topping legendary investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, as per Forbes.

04 Mar 2022


Epstein among 'many things' why divorce happened: Melinda French Gates

American philanthropist Melinda French Gates has given her first-ever interview after her divorce from Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

19 Oct 2021


Bill Gates was advised against flirting with employee in 2008

Citing unnamed sources, a recent Wall Street Journal report claimed 13 years ago, top Microsoft executives told the company's billionaire founder Bill Gates to stop sending "flirtatious emails" to a female employee.

19 Oct 2021


Know all about Bill and Melinda Gates's son-in-law Nayel Nassar

Jennifer Gates, the daughter of Bill Gates and Melinda Gates, married beau Nayel Nassar on Saturday.

After divorce, Bill, Melinda Gates walk daughter down the aisle

Jennifer Gates, the daughter of Bill Gates and Melinda Gates, got married to fellow equestrian Nayel Nassar on Saturday.

29 Sep 2021

Space News

'Lot to do on Earth,' Bill Gates on space tourism

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates on Wednesday criticized space tourism, saying rather than exploring space for recreational activities, "we have a lot to do here on Earth."

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.

23 Jun 2021

Warren Buffett

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

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."

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.

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".

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?

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

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

Climate Change

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.

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

Mukesh Ambani

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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'.

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

Mark Zuckerberg

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

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.

28 Nov 2019

Mukesh Ambani

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

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 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.

25 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi receives Global Goalkeeper Award for Swachh Bharat campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the prestigious Global Goalkeeper Award for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which he had started on October 2, 2014.

22 Aug 2019


Lesser-known but interesting facts about Porsche

Like Ferrari, Porsche needs no introduction either. The Stuttgart-based company was founded in 1931 by Ferdinand Porsche.

05 Aug 2019


Five successful CEOs in India who are not even graduates

Graduation is considered an important milestone in a student's learning journey.

18 Jul 2019


Bill Gates not second richest anymore. Here's who replaced him

For the first time in the seven-year history of Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates swooped down to world's third-richest spot from his previous rank 2.

28 Jun 2019


How Indian scammers stole $2 million using Bill Gates' quotes

Thanks to the Bitcoin boom, Indians have started recognizing the lucrative prospects of cryptocurrencies.

24 Jun 2019


Bill Gates reveals his super important business 'screw up'

Over the last 44 years, Bill Gates has transformed Microsoft into one of the biggest technology conglomerates in the world.

29 May 2019


MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her $35bn fortune to charity

MacKenzie Bezos (48), the ex-wife of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (55), has become the newest billionaire to sign The Giving Pledge - a philanthropy group of the world's wealthiest people.

18 Jan 2019


Bill Gates waiting in queue for burger shows his humility

Bill Gates may be the founder of Microsoft with a net worth of $95.6 billion or Rs. 6.8L crore and he may also run the largest charity in the history of the world, but his antics have often proved how down-to-earth he is.

02 Jan 2019


When Bill Gates did Math to cut his wedding-cake equally

Microsoft founder Bill Gates married his lady love Melinda 25 years ago on New Year's day.