Bill Gates: ‘Carbon neutrality in a decade is a fairytale. Why peddle fantasies?’ | Technology

Bill Gates appears via video conference – Microsoft Teams, not Zoom, obviously – from his office in Seattle, a large space with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Lake Washington. It’s a gloomy day outside and Gates is, somewhat eccentrically, positioned a long way from the camera, behind a large, kidney-shaped desk; his Continue Reading

Bill Gates joins Blackstone in bid to buy British private jet firm | Bill Gates

Bill Gates has joined a £3bn bidding war to buy the world’s largest private jet operator just as he prepares to publish his new book How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. Cascade Investment, the fund that manages much of Gates’s $134bn personal fortune, announced on Friday it had teamed up Continue Reading

Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to be world’s second-richest person | Technology

Elon Musk has toppled Bill Gates as the world’s second-richest person, just a week after the Tesla co-founder overtook Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to become the third-richest. Driven by a further surge in Tesla’s share price, the 49-year-old entrepreneur’s net worth rose by $7.2bn (£5.4bn) to $127.9bn. It has soared by Continue Reading

Vaccines, 5G, Bill Gates: why are Australians gathering to spread coronavirus conspiracy theories? | Media

Anti-lockdown protests in Australia over the weekend mimicked some of the conspiracy theories and language of similar protests in the United States but they’re unlikely to grow as big due to the limited size of the groups within Australia, according to one misinformation researcher. More than 100 people gathered outside Continue Reading

COVID-19 Vaccine Backed by Bill and Melinda Gates Enters Human Trials | Tempemail

The world continues to reel from the impact of the novel coronavirus – a massive, spanning crisis that is meeting almost all aspects of our lives in some capacity. Economies stutter, businesses suffer, and human lives are lost. Amidst the pandemic, and the billions of lives in lockdown, there are Continue Reading

Microsoft Co-Founder, Bill Gates Steps Down from Board | Tempemail

Sourced from Politico Microsoft announced that co-founder and tech advisor Bill Gates is stepped down from the company’s board of directors to dedicate more time to his philanthropic priorities, including global health in the age of COVID-19, as well as development, education, and his increasing engagement in tackling climate change. Continue Reading

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board – Strategy – Training & Development- Tempemail

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who made the company one of the world’s most valuable technology firms, stepped down from the board on Friday to focus on philanthropic works related to global health, education and climate change. The billionaire and his wife Melinda run one of the world’s largest charities, the Continue Reading

Bill Gates withdraws from Microsoft board to become a full-time philanthropist

Bottom line: After more than four decades of wielding executive power at a company he created to change the world, Bill Gates is stepping back. And Microsoft won’t be the same without him. In a statement, Bill Gates says it’s his wish to focus on philanthropic priorities “including global health Continue Reading