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*OCI NV to press ahead with plan held up by Egypt govt. OCI NV said on Tuesday it would offer holders of OCI's Egypt- listed shares the option of swapping them for OCI NV shares or a cash alternative of 255 Egyptian pounds per share.
*Advertising tactics turn some groups against Facebook. *Musk and David Sacks removed from donor list on website.
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The advocacy group created by Mark Zuckerberg and others to push for immigration reform has bankrolled TV ads endorsing some conservative stands, prompting an outcry from liberals.
This is an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett and Bill Gates appearing live on CNBC's Squawk Box on Monday, May 6, 2013 from 6 am ET to 9 am ET.
William George, Harvard Business School professor, explains why now is the time to put a succession plan in place for CEO Steve Ballmer.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates said it's only fair that online retailers collect state sales taxes, just as brick-and-mortar stores do.
CNBC's Becky Quick reports Bill Gates still thinks China piracy is a problem. And, Brent Thill, UBS analyst, has the play on Microsoft and the tech sector.
Billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett said limits on charitable deductions could hurt giving—but only among the lesser rich.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he would like to see Microsoft spin out the Xbox and buy Netflix.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on changing investment strategies over time. Meanwhile, Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman, discusses Berkshire Hathaway's succession plan.
Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman; and Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, chairman & CEO, discuss the need to implement changes in the nation's immigration law. Also, Gates and Buffett weigh in on the debate over the "fairness" of online sales tax.
Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman; and Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, chairman & CEO, discuss the importance of measuring innovation and intervention. Also, both business leaders take a look at increasing the awareness of philanthropy and the U.S. government's role in providing financial aid to poorer countries.
Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman; and Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, discuss the impact of interest rates on investment strategies, and global currencies. And, both men weigh in on why high frequency trading is really just a form of legalized "front running." Also, Gates explains why the software business is an "amazing" business to be in.
Warren Buffett, famously slow to adopt new technology, has sent his first tweet.
*Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting set for May 4. April 30- Warren Buffett may be on safari for major acquisitions, which he likes to call elephants, but shareholders may wonder if his Berkshire Hathaway Inc has become the biggest elephant in the room.
Carlos Slim, joined by five other billionaires, is giving $100 million to the Bill Gates effort to eradicate polio, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
The idea of food being "the next big thing" is enticing a wide group of venture capitalists in Silicon Valley into making big bets on food, The New York Times Reports.
LONDON, April 25- Health groups said on Thursday they could rid the world of polio by 2018 with a $5.5 billion vaccination and monitoring plan to stop the disease taking hold once more now there are only a handful of cases worldwide.
April 18- Microsoft Corp Chief Financial Officer Peter Klein will leave at the end of the current fiscal year, the company said on Thursday, adding to a lengthy list of top executives who have left the company in recent years. The software guru tapped by Bill Gates to take over his role as Microsoft's big-picture thinker left to start his own project in 2010..