Articles about Bill Gates

End of era: China's richest man Jack Ma announces retirement

08 Sep 2018

End of era: China's richest man Jack Ma announces retirement

Jack Ma, who serves as Executive Director of Alibaba, a company he founded in 1999 has announced his retirement. The business magnate will retire on Monday, September 10, according to reports.

Zuckerberg becomes world's third richest man, overtakes Warren Buffett

08 Jul 2018

Zuckerberg becomes world's third richest man, overtakes Warren Buffett

Despite concerns about data privacy over Facebook, the social network's co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken American business magnate Warren Buffett to become the world's third richest person.

Bill Gates' $1bn-fund makes first investment in energy storage startups

14 Jun 2018

Bill Gates' $1bn-fund makes first investment in energy storage startups

Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), the $1 billion fund launched by millionaires Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Ma, Mukesh Ambani, and George Soros in 2016 to create new energy technologies and fight climate change, is finally making its first investment.

Bill Gates appreciates Bachchan's polio eradication efforts; megastar says thanks

08 May 2018

Bill Gates appreciates Bachchan's polio eradication efforts; megastar says thanks

Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently reveling in the success of his latest release '102 Not Out', was in a for a pleasant surprise when Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates heaped praises on him on Twitter.

Technology can help India leapfrog into inclusive growth: Bill Gates

04 May 2018

Technology can help India leapfrog into inclusive growth: Bill Gates

The use of technology coupled with bold decisions can help India leapfrog into inclusive growth and improve the quality of health and education, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said.

100 gms of entrepreneurship: What are the ingredients

03 May 2018

100 gms of entrepreneurship: What are the ingredients

Find what you love, and let it kill you - that's what an entrepreneur does on a daily basis.

India's Aadhaar doesn't pose any privacy issue: Bill Gates

03 May 2018

India's Aadhaar doesn't pose any privacy issue: Bill Gates

India's Aadhaar technology doesn't pose any privacy issue as it's just a bio-ID verification scheme, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said.

Unoffended Right Indian: Why should you not ignore him?

10 Apr 2018

Unoffended Right Indian: Why should you not ignore him?

Argumentative yet docile, intelligent yet quiet, inquisitive yet accepting - this is your 'Unoffended Right Indian.'

World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018

24 Mar 2018

World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018

The first two months of 2018 have been rather expensive for the 500 wealthiest people on planet Earth.

World Sleep Day: Kill insomnia before it kills you

16 Mar 2018

World Sleep Day: Kill insomnia before it kills you

Not sleeping doesn't necessarily mean being more productive. Bill Gates sleeps for 7+ hours every night and Elon Musk ensures to get a six-hour shuteye daily. According to Forbes, Gates' net worth is $91.4 billion and Musk's $20.5 billion.

International Women's Day: Celebrating female pioneers in technology

08 Mar 2018

International Women's Day: Celebrating female pioneers in technology

They have long broken the glass ceiling and continue to disrupt the status quo with their aggressive leadership and indomitable spirit in a field long considered men's domain: technology.

Jeff Bezos tops global rich list; Mukesh Ambani richest Indian

07 Mar 2018

Jeff Bezos tops global rich list; Mukesh Ambani richest Indian

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani became the richest Indian for the 11th year in a row while his net worth soared to $40.1 billion.

Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest man

07 Mar 2018

Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest man

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Microsoft's Bill Gates to become the richest man in the world.

Tech promises that never came true, much to our disappointment

04 Mar 2018

Tech promises that never came true, much to our disappointment

When it comes to technology, I am a believer. However, there is a big difference in believing and being blind.

Dr. Mathew Varghese is Bill Gates' real-life hero

28 Jan 2018

Dr. Mathew Varghese is Bill Gates' real-life hero

With his hammer, measuring tape, and a goniometer to measure angles precisely, orthopaedic expert Dr. Mathew Varghese looks more like a carpenter than a doctor.

Ajit Jain, Gregory Abel: Potential Warren Buffett successors at Berkshire

11 Jan 2018

Ajit Jain, Gregory Abel: Potential Warren Buffett successors at Berkshire

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway promoted its senior executives -Indian-origin Ajit Jain and Gregory Abel- to its board. They are now being considered front-runners in the race to succeed CEO Buffett.

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

28 Dec 2017

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

Donald Trump might have clinched victory in the US presidential elections, but his predecessor is still the most admired man in America.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha makes it to Bill Gates' list

20 Dec 2017

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha makes it to Bill Gates' list

In a series of tweets, Bill Gates wrote down a list of six inspiring movies from 2017; surprisingly the list also included Bollywood film 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha'.

Microsoft calls it a day for Windows 10 Mobile

10 Oct 2017

Microsoft calls it a day for Windows 10 Mobile

Sometimes the mature thing to do is to let go of something that didn't work great, to begin with, and direct focus elsewhere. It's just the smart thing to do.

Taking three-dimensional (3D) selfies?  Yup, AI can do that

30 Sep 2017

Taking three-dimensional (3D) selfies? Yup, AI can do that

Every day we are discovering new things that we can do with the help of AI.

Android Messages being prepped for smart replies, UI rejig

29 Sep 2017

Android Messages being prepped for smart replies, UI rejig

Google has incorporated smart replies in several of its offings. First, it was noticed in Google Allo and then it was made available in the Gmail app.

History's richest men: Gates is an average-Joe in Akbar's eyes

09 Sep 2017

History's richest men: Gates is an average-Joe in Akbar's eyes

If someone asks who are the richest people in the world right now, the answer would be pretty easy. It's Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and Jeff Bezos.

Artificial Intelligence, let's talk about the elephant in the room

08 Sep 2017

Artificial Intelligence, let's talk about the elephant in the room

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, Bill Gates are not regular Joes. So when they repeatedly warn you about something, you listen.

Bill Gates has made his largest donation since 2000

16 Aug 2017

Bill Gates has made his largest donation since 2000

According to a recently released Securities & Exchange Commission filing, Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently made his biggest donation since 2000.

History's richest men: Gates is an average-Joe in Akbar's eyes

14 Aug 2017

History's richest men: Gates is an average-Joe in Akbar's eyes

If someone asks who are the richest people in the world right now, the answer would be pretty easy. It's Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and Jeff Bezos.

Tech promises that never came true, much to our disappointment

03 Aug 2017

Tech promises that never came true, much to our disappointment

When it comes to technology, I am a believer. However, there is a big difference in believing and being blind.

Artificial Intelligence, let's talk about the elephant in the room

01 Aug 2017

Artificial Intelligence, let's talk about the elephant in the room

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, Bill Gates are not regular Joes. So when they repeatedly warn you about something, you listen.

Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates as the world's richest man

27 Jul 2017

Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates as the world's richest man

Malala graduates from high school, Twitter applauds her

08 Jul 2017

Malala graduates from high school, Twitter applauds her

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who became a global face of girls education after getting shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, recently graduated from Birmingham's Edgbaston school.

Robot Tax? Bill says Yay, EU commissioner says Nay

06 Jun 2017

Robot Tax? Bill says Yay, EU commissioner says Nay

My future colleague doesn't smile much, works 24 hours a day and never makes mistakes. He also doesn't have a social life, friends and, yes, he's also a robot.

Mark Zuckerberg, the man behind a social media empire

14 May 2017

Mark Zuckerberg, the man behind a social media empire

The world is on social media and Facebook is ruling the roost with Instagram in the foray; the circle is complete.

Zara founder Ortega reclaims second spot in billionaire race

16 Apr 2017

Zara founder Ortega reclaims second spot in billionaire race

Zara founder Amancio Ortega reclaimed his spot as the world's second richest billionaire after Inditex SA rose 1.27%, lifting his net worth to $76.7 billion. Simultaneously, Amazon shares had plunged, reducing Jeff Bezos's net worth to $76.4 billion.

Dalal Street: Who rules it?

24 Mar 2017

Dalal Street: Who rules it?

It's not as easy to make money via stock markets as 'Wolf of Wall Street' shows.

Forbes 2017 Billionaires list is finally out

21 Mar 2017

Forbes 2017 Billionaires list is finally out

Every year Forbes magazine releases a complete list of the world's wealthiest individuals.

Top World Bank official lauds India's demonetization move

03 Mar 2017

Top World Bank official lauds India's demonetization move

Lauding India's demonetization move, World Bank Chief Executive Kristalina Georgieva said, "What India has done will be studied (by other countries). There hasn't been such demonetization in a country so big."

Gates's wealth to be half of India-GDP in 25 years

25 Jan 2017

Gates's wealth to be half of India-GDP in 25 years

A report by Oxfam stated that Bill Gates's wealth would be half of India's GDP in 25 years. He could become the world's first trillionaire.

Greater gap between the world's rich and poor: Oxfam

16 Jan 2017

Greater gap between the world's rich and poor: Oxfam

Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, anti-poverty organization Oxfam said only eight men own the same wealth as half the world's population.

The world's richest and what they control

03 Dec 2016

The world's richest and what they control

Across the globe, with rising differences over the wealth owned by the richest and the poorest, the United States is perched on top with the maximum billionaires.

Modi's 'gamble' very 'bold'; will become a model nevertheless: China

26 Nov 2016

Modi's 'gamble' very 'bold'; will become a model nevertheless: China

China's official media called PM Modi's demonetization strategy as "very bold".

Bill Gates lauds demonetization move

17 Nov 2016

Bill Gates lauds demonetization move

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, lauded the government's move to remove old Rs.1000 and Rs.500 rupee notes from circulation and replace them with notes with better security features.