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March 2- Bill Gates topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, released on Monday, with Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim Helu in second place. 6 Charles Koch $42.9 bln Up Diversified U.S. 6 David Koch $42.9 bln Up Diversified U.S. 8 Christy Walton $41.7 bln Up Wal-Mart Stores Inc U.S. 11 Alice Walton $39.4 bln Up Wal-Mart U.S. 12...
NEW YORK— Bill Gates, the founder of technology company Microsoft Corp., topped Forbes' 2015 list of the world's top billionaires for the second straight year. Source of wealth: Technology company Microsoft Corp.. Source of wealth: Conglomerate Koch Industries.
Forbes says that Bill Gates's net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 from $76 billion last year. The co-founder of Microsoft Corp. has topped the list for 16 of the last 21 years. In second place is telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helu, with a net worth of $77.1 billion.
SANTA FE, N.M.— New Mexico lawmakers on Thursday debated the merits of Spaceport America and whether its futuristic hangar, its nearly 2- mile-long runway and the 18,000 acres that surround it will offer a return on taxpayers' nearly quarter-billion-dollar investment. George Munoz, D- Gallup, said lawmakers have a responsibility to ask the question, and that's...
The number of billionaires in the world grew by 222 in 2014, bringing the total to a record 2,089, according to a new report. Here's how much they own.
BEIJING, Feb 3- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Jack Ma is no longer China's richest man, according to a report on Tuesday, with the top spot snatched by Li Hejun, a solar energy entrepreneur whose Hanergy Holding Group Ltd has come under fire for its intragroup dealings. Li's Hanergy Group has been the subject of analyst concern over what the Financial Times last week...
Researchers need to develop measures for safe artificial intelligence before businesses and consumers widely adopt it, experts said.
During a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" discussion Wednesday, Bill Gates said that we should be worried about AI becoming too powerful.
BERLIN, Jan 27- International donors pledged $7.5 billion on Tuesday to immunize 300 million children in poor countries against deadly diseases such as diarrhea and pneumonia. At a Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization conference in Berlin, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and the British government topped the donations list at $1.55 billion and $1.5...
BERLIN, Jan 27- International donors led by Bill Gates and Britain pledged $7.5 billion on Tuesday for vaccines to immunise 300 million children in poor countries against potentially deadly diseases like diarrhoea and pneumonia, Germany's development minister said. At a Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation conference in Berlin, the British...
INT'L DONORS LED BY UK AND BILL GATES PLEDGE $7.5 BLN FOR GAVI GLOBAL VACCINATION PROGRAMME- GERMAN DEVELOPMENT MINISTER.
Massachusetts vs. Washington, home states of the two Super Bowl teams. Which state has the better economy and quality of life?
Sheryl Sandberg and Melinda Gates touched on topics from disease and poverty to technology in a wide-ranging interview on Friday.
Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation, and Sue Desmond-Hellman, The Gates Foundation CEO, discuss the benefits of investing in philanthropy, including social impact bonds.
Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation, and Sue Desmond-Hellman, The Gates Foundation CEO, discuss the importance of developing partnerships between private and public companies to provide vaccines and health care for the world's poor.
Back on this week, the World Economic Forum in Davos is as big as ever with lofty ambitions to match.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos turns 51 Monday. We look at how fast he accumulated his wealth on a per-day basis, comparing that to other billionaires.
As CES wraps up Friday, the ending date of Jan. 9 has particular significance to techies. It's the eighth anniversary of Apple's iPhone launch.
Bill Gates is a true believer in technology and to prove it he drank water made from human waste.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates both agree on the same key factor to achieving success in anything you do.