Forbes has created a self-made score for America's billionaires. CNBC's Robert Frank reveals the wealthy list.» Read More
SEATTLE, May 2- Bill Gates, the former chief executive and chairman of Microsoft Corp, will have no direct ownership in the company he co-founded by mid-2018 if he keeps up his recent share sales. Assuming no change to that pattern, Gates will have no direct ownership of Microsoft shares at all four years from now.
OMAHA, Neb., May 2- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc is expected to attract about 38,000 people to Omaha, Nebraska this weekend for its annual shareholder weekend, including its annual meeting.
Jobs is the easy choice, but Gates deserves equal billing, right? The reasoning behind our top picks--and why some didn't make the list at all.
Walter Mossberg, Re/code co-executive editor, shares his thoughts on CNBC's 25 most influential list and looks at the biggest changes in technology over the last 25 years.
Snatched from IBM forevermore the lead position in designing software for PCs, with the dominant operating system, productivity software and browser.
Unleashed a frenzy of innovative products during his second spell at Apple that transformed not just the PC but everything from music to smartphones.
Income inequality is growing and the rich keep getting richer. In 25 years a serial entrepreneur with grand visions may cross the wealth threshold.
The maker of iPads and iPhones has a problem that anyone would like to have: What to do with a vast amount of cash. The New York Times reports.
In a video created by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Warren Buffett gives the school's chancellor some good advice on writing tweets.
What will be the role of Bill Gates at Microsoft? Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discusses Bill Gates' comments on Satya Nadella and change at Microsoft. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.
In a Rolling Stone interview, Bill Gates said that Microsoft was also looking to buy the company, noting that it has a very large user base.
Since the market bottom in 2009, America's billionaires have seen their fortunes and numbers soar to new records.
Randall Lane, Forbes Magazine editor, discusses the magazine's annual billionaires list. Bill Gates is back on top for the first time in four years.
When it comes to the most influential in tech, you might jump to Jobs and Gates. But here the names you really need to know, these pros say.
Determining who belongs on CNBC's list of business influencers has led to spirited debates. How about Steve Jobs and Bill Gates?
CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jane Wells square off on which major tech legend should be crowned king of Silicon Valley: Microsoft's Bill Gates or Apple's Steve Jobs.
Optim Energy, an electric company owned by a Bill Gates investment fund, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after piling up losses in a depressed power market.
A new CBO report Obamacare removes the incentive to work for many Americans. Larry argues that this creates a work trap instead of creating an opportunity ladder.
Of course, when we talk tech game-changers there's Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. But do you know who Jony Ive or Hasso Plattner are? You should.
The appointment of Satya Nadella marked the ascension of another Indian-born executive to the top of a global powerhouse.