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  • TORONTO, June 6- The Four Seasons Toronto, a luxury hotel in the city's downtown, is up for sale and could fetch as much as C $250 million, in what would be one of the most-expensive deals ever for a hotel in Canada, two sources familiar with the process said. The sale price will likely be in the range of C $200 million to C $250 million, said the sources, who declined to be...

  • Bill Gates

    The real challenge is ensuring humans stay in control. Recode reports.

  • Recode conference

    Silicon Valley's glitterati are flying south for the third annual Code Conference 2016. What to expect this year.

  • Singapore- based private investment firm Shanda Group, which is led by Chen, said on Monday that it saw the online lender's battered stock as an attractive buying opportunity. It has been actively investing in the stock every week since at least late March, though the bulk of its purchases came since the May 9 announcement of Chief Executive Officer Renaud...

  • Warren Buffett

    Berkshire Hathaway has offered to be a potential finance partner for fellow billionaire Dan Gilbert's bid to buy Yahoo, Warren Buffett confirmed to CNBC.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 14- Warren Buffett struck media gold with a 2012 investment in debt-laden Media General Inc. Now the famed investor may try to reprise that success by supporting a bid for Yahoo Inc's Internet assets. The Berkshire Hathaway Inc chairman is backing a consortium that includes Quicken Loans Inc founder Dan Gilbert, that is seeking to buy Yahoo's...

  • Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO

    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has made more than any other CEO based on his age and current net worth.

  • Capital gains hike coming?

    Jared Bernstein, CNBC Contributor and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Senior Fellow, and CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow discuss Bill Gates' view on the capital gains tax rate.

  • Bill Gates

    In the next 10 to 20 years, artificial intelligence will be "extremely helpful" in managing our lives, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates tells CNBC.

  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates told CNBC that investment gains should be taxed at the same level as ordinary income — a bold call for one of the world's largest investors.

  • Fixing the tax code

    Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman; and Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman, share their thoughts on earned income credit and tax reform.

  • Bill Gates on encryption battle

    Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman shares his views on finding the balance between privacy and security. And Berkshire's Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger share their views.

  • Valeant was robbing our hospitals: Charlie Munger

    Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett; Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman discuss Valeant's pricing strategy and why Munger thought Valeant was a "sewer." And Bill Gates weigh in on the potential threat of the Zika virus.

  • 'idiots of each party' in control: Charlie Munger

    Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett; Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman; and Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman, share their thoughts on the 2016 presidential race for the White House.

  • Bill Gates on pensions

    People are lulled into a sense of safety, says Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman, sharing his thoughts on problems calculating pension returns. And Berkshire's Charlie Munger weighs in.

  • Buffett on Puerto Rico's debt crisis

    Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett; and Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman weigh in on Puerto Rico's debt crisis.

  • Buffett on driverless cars

    Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger discuss the impact of driverless cars and distracted drivers on insurance companies. And Bill Gates shares his thoughts on Microsoft under the leadership of Satya Nadella.

  • Munger, Gates on future of AI

    Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman shares his thoughts on American Express, Costco and IBM's future working with artificial intelligence. And Bill Gates, explains why it will be a huge help.

  • Europe's woes affecting our monetary policy: Buffett

    Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett, discusses the economic impact here int he U.S. from pressures in Europe.

  • Imagine a world with 0% rates for 50 years

    "If the government absolutely said interest rates are going to be zero for 50 years, the Dow would be at 100,000," Warren Buffett said hypothetically.