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Aug 11- On a trip to Beijing a decade ago, Bill Gates was asked by a senior government official how much money Microsoft Corp made in China.
Facebook's record close on Thursday, fueled by earnings, added $1.6 billion to CEO Mark Zuckerberg's bottom line. USA Today reports.
Warren Buffett's annual gift to the Gates Foundation is worth a record $2.1 billion this year, up from $2.0 billion last year.
July 15- Warren Buffett this week donated $2.8 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth. About 16.6 million shares, worth more than $2.1 billion, went to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which focuses on education, health and poverty problems.
Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and Sheldon Adelson teamed up on a New York Times op-ed to discuss the country's immigration system. CNBC contributor James Pethokoukis, and CNBC's John Harwood, discuss immigration reform.
Think you know all there is to know about Twitter? Think again.
Chinese magnate and philanthropist Chen Guangbiao hosted a charity lunch for the homeless in New York City's Central Park on Wednesday.
Kymeta is marketing an antenna that will simplify the satellite connection needed for broadband Internet on the go, anywhere in the world.
Hampton Creek Foods plans to crack the caged-egg industry, replacing an unhealthy, inhumane agricultural system with plant-based 'eggs.'
More power with less fuel, and being built right in Detroit's backyard. That's EcoMotors Motor City pitch, and Bill Gates is on board.
For those looking for a knighthood, a London firm claims it can quietly guide a nomination from daydream to reality.
The burgeoning gap between rich and poor can be halted by embarking on a financial literacy revolution, said an advisor to presidents on solving wealth inequality.
MADRID, June 12- Spanish billionaire Esther Koplowitz could sell some of her stake in the holding company that controls builder FCC as part of a debt restructuring deal, said a source who is working on the refinancing. FCC shares were the top gainers on Thursday morning on Spain's benchmark index, up 4.75 percent to 17.64 euros per share.
IPOs and the mass of acquisitions in tech are producing a newly rich class; money managers fight to handle the wealth.
LONDON, June 7- Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates has sold his entire stake in G4S Plc, the British security firm trying to bounce back from a series of scandals that have hurt its reputation and profits.
"When someone's worth $77 billion, you're not talking about how much house they can buy. You're talking about how much city they can buy," Redfin's Nela Richardson says.
NEW YORK, June 2- For many single or childless individuals, the question of how to distribute their worldly wealth after they die is wide-open and complicated.
LONDON, May 16- British outsourcing group Bunzl is on the lookout for acquisitions in India, its chief executive said on Friday, and is ready to pounce when it finds the right opportunity to tap into the world's tenth-largest economy.
This is an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger and Bill Gates appearing live with Becky Quick on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Monday, May 5, 2014.
Sitting next to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, Gates also said he's excited about taking a more hands-on approach again at Microsoft.