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Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg’s $45 bn pledge reflects a new era in philanthropy

The huge Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg donation totaling perhaps $45 billion, reflects the emergence of a new Gilded Age of giving. The changes excite many in the charity world but also raise questions about effectiveness, eth

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Editorial: Lessons from Bill Gates

R&D, such as in clean energy, needs stepping up

Wealthiest Donors Ever: From Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Larry Ellison, more

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg's pledge to give away the social network's stock worth $45 billion puts him at the forefront of a philanthropic class that has promised to donate most of their fortunes.

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Climate Change Summit: Bill Gates plots a surprise attack on the energy sector

Bill Gates grows most animated when the talk turns to the "cool" new energy technologies that have yet to leave the lab.

Bill Gates richest American, 3 tech chiefs join top 10: Forbes

Microsoft founder Bill Gates retained his title as wealthiest American, while three founders of online companies joined the top 10, according to the Forbes 400 list released today.

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Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates make bid for universal Internet access

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates today threw their weight and resources behind the goal of bringing Internet access to everyone in the world by 2020.

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Bill Gates world’s richest self-made billionaire: Wealth-X

Bill Gates' personal fortune totals up to nearly USD 86 billion, according to Wealth-X, a global wealth intelligence and prospecting company.

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation not under scanner: Govt

The government's reaction came after reports in a section of media suggested that the Home Ministry was looking into the Foundation's role in funding of a prominent Indian health body.

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Bill Gates Foundation to design software for govt nutrition mission

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will design a software programme for real-time monitoring of nutrition in india.

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Mukesh Ambani richest Indian for 8th year; Bill Gates on top globally

Mukesh Ambani has retained his position as the richest Indian for the eighth year in a row with a networth of USD 21 billion...

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The baby billionaires

We all know the richest people in the world—Bill Gates, Carlos Slim and Warren Buffett, the top three...

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Melinda to partner India for development of women, kids

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates, who have been awarded Padma Bhushan, today said they look forward...

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World must prepare for ‘war’ against a global pandemic: Microsoft corporation founder Bill Gates

Billionaire philanthropist, Microsoft corporation founder Bill Gates says the world must use the lessons from battling Ebola to...

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Microsoft Corporation’s Bill Gates, UK take lead in $7.5 bn pledge for children’s vaccines

At a Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) conference in Berlin, Microsoft Corporation's founder Bill Gates and the British government...

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Entrepreneurship skills required for 2015

What is Entrepreneurship? It is the ability to flourish, organize, and command a business model involved with risks in order to a get a profit...

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and wife Melinda Gates get Padma Bhushan

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates, who are also big philanthropists, were today chosen for Padma Bhushan award.

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Bill Gates sees “miracle” tools for AIDS by 2030 in vaccine and drugs

Two new tools to fight AIDS should be available by 2030 in the form of a vaccine and new intense drug treatments...

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WEF: Lives of poor people are expected to improve faster, says Bill Gates

The lives of people in poor countries is expected to improve faster in the next 15 years as innovation and technology drives...

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Bill Gates foundation to turn human faeces into potable water

With an aim to prevent diseases caused by contaminated water supply, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has joined hands with a US firm...

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma biggest billionaire gainer of 2014: Wealth-X

World's richest man, Bill Gates, saw his net worth grow by $10.5 billion in 2014 to reach USD 83.1 billion.

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Study reveals how much people understand Internet

A new Pew Research Center survey release found that people are confused about whether they have a privacy policy.

Poll: Narendra Modi invokes Microsoft’s Bill Gates, tells youth to make life ‘sarthak’

Narendra Modi invokes life and struggle of RSS ideologue Eknath Ranade to urge the youth to...

Bill Gates to give USD 500 million for malaria, other diseases

Gates also said that in addition to that pledge, his foundation has boosted its annual funding for malaria by 30 pct.

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