Billionaires Bill Gates

  • 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.

  • Bill Gates on the next path to normal

    Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett; Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman; and Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman, weigh in on market valuations amid a low rate environment.

  • Bill Gates: Impact of low rates

    Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett; Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman; and Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman, share their thoughts on historically low rates.

  • Highlights from Omaha

    Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett; Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman; and Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman, discuss their key takeaways from this year's Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting.

  • Warren Buffett gives a toss at Berhshire Hathaway annual meeting

    Highlights from the Berhshire Hathaway annual meeting featuring Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.

  • Engineer assembling robotic parts

    "Looking to the future, the next big step will be for the very concept of the 'device' to fade away."

  • April 28- Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc will this weekend welcome tens of thousands of people to Omaha for the company's annual shareholder gathering, which Buffett calls "Woodstock for Capitalists." But he got angry when the term sheet showed a price 12-1/ 2 cents a share less than he agreed to. Fifty-one years later, Berkshire is an energy, insurance,...

  • The vast majority of millennials have no idea what they have versus what they owe, according to a new survey from Harris Poll conducted for online money manager Personal Capital. John Piazza admits he is one of them, although the Chicago- based banking executive says he has a "decent idea" of his net worth. While it may be a hassle, not knowing where you stand now makes it...

  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates shares how personalized learning is changing schools, The Verge reports.

  • Steve Wozniak

    Steve Wozniak, co-founder and designer of Apple's first computer, says education is important, but don't let a textbook limit you.

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- Bill Gates said on Monday that no one was an "absolutist" on either side of the digital privacy debate, but the co-founder of Microsoft Corp said he supports his company's lawsuit against the U.S. government seeking the freedom to tell customers when federal agencies have sought their data. The man who co-founded Microsoft in 1975 and is still...

  • The fight against Zika

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell looks at the CDC's new study on the link between the virus and microcephaly, and the Gates Foundation's involvement in helping to control mosquito populations.

  • Bill Gates on helping the world's poor

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble interviews Bill Gates, who says his foundation is half way to raising $500 million towards helping the world's poorest Muslims.

  • Bill Gates

    The lack of U.S. citizens named in the Panama Papers has left Microsoft founder Bill Gates a little incredulous.

  • The Toyota 4Runner recently took a 20,000-mile cross-country road trip, stopping along the way to demonstrate its technology to partners, potential partners and universities.

    Kymeta is a Redmond, Washington-based start-up that wants to revolutionize mobile Wi-Fi access, and it has Bill Gates' backing.

  • John Paul Dejoria.

    The host of CNBC's "Follow the Leader" reveals five secrets to success she learned from John Paul DeJoria.

  • Zika shouldn't have caught us by surprise, writes Dr. Claire Pomeroy. Here's what needs to be done to prevent the next killer virus.

  • A tweet showing Bill Gates dabbing with students.

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates made the rounds on Twitter Tuesday after he shared a photo of himself performing a popular dance move.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 10- Fifteen years after calling the open-source operating system Linux a "cancer," former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has softened his position. Speaking on Wednesday night at a dinner hosted by Fortune magazine, Ballmer said the position was right for the time, but the threat from Linux was now "in the rearview mirror."