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Bill Gates will lead foundation after two years if he and Melinda can’t work together

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates are giving themselves a two-year trial period to see if they can work together in their massive charitable foundation. When the couple announced their divorce two months ago, they said they would both stay on as co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. But on Wednesday, the foundation’s […]

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Bill and Melinda Gates announce divorce from their 27 years of marriage

Bill and Melinda Gates have announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage, saying “we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple”. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the pair tweeted. They first met in […]

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation backed at home COVID testing suspended following FDA’s tightened guidelines

An at-home coronavirus testing project in Seattle backed in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation remains in limbo as U.S. regulators on Saturday announced approval of a separate home-based sample collection kit. The Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN), which aims to monitor the spread of the novel coronavirus in the region, this week […]

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Bill Gates is leaving Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway boards

Bill Gates is stepping down from the boards of Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway. In a press release Friday, Microsoft announced that its 64-year-old co-founder was leaving its board to “dedicate more time to his philanthropic priorities.” “It’s been a tremendous honor and privilege to have worked with and learned from Bill over the years,” Microsoft […]

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Coronavirus is a once-in-a-century pathogen: Bill Gates

Bill Gates on Friday urged wealthy nations to help low and middle-income countries strengthen their health systems in hopes of slowing the spread of the coronavirus, which Mr Gates said has started to behave like a “once-in-a-century” pathogen. “By helping countries in Africa and South Asia get ready now, we can save lives and also […]

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President Jinping “deeply appreciates” Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for $100 Million aid

Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a letter expressing thanks to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the organisation’s “generosity” and support tackling a deadly virus epidemic, state media said Saturday. The outbreak of the new COVID-19 strain has claimed 2,345 lives in mainland China and infected more than 76,000 people, with cases in […]

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Bill Gates Waits In Line For Food Just Like You

The billionaire businessman, philanthropist and the co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates who’s valued at a net worth of US$ 95.6 billion was spotted at a queue outside a fast food chain in the United States. The humble side of the billionaire took the internet to a surprise. The picture shows Mr. Gates standing in a line […]

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Putin’s wealthier than Bill Gates

Russian President Vladimir Putin might be the world’s wealthiest person on earth. Yes, he could be ahead of Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. The actual wealth of President Putin is not in public domain. Putin’s wealth is distributed across a secret web of company holdings, real estate, and other people’s accounts, so it’s […]

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Microsoft beats Apple as the most valuable company

Microsoft pipped Apple to become the most valuable company, this happened after 15 year interval. The software giant ended Friday with a market value of more than $851bn compared with Apple’s $847bn. The iPhone maker has seen its share price plunge in recent weeks, finally lost its lead. Apple’s shares have fallen almost 25% since […]