Bill Gates

NPR  Aug 20  Comment 
When actor Tom Hiddleston and Lady Gaga take the Ice Bucket Challenge, it makes a big splash. But do stars really make a difference in fund-raising and public awareness when they endorse a charity?
Forbes  Aug 19  Comment 
The Internet is alight with the Ice Bucket Challenge, a silly joke that's being shared on social media by billionaires. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dumped a bucket of ice on his head. He was followed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who, in a...
TechCrunch  Aug 16  Comment 
 From the ice bucket challenge to a nuclear fusion startup, here are our best stories from the week of 8/9 to 8/15. The ALS ice bucket challenge has swept the nation, and this week several of the top dogs in tech decided to participate. We have...
TechCrunch  Aug 15  Comment 
 Oh, you thought Bill Gates wouldn’t be up to Zuck’s challenge to dump a bucket of icewater on his head for ALS awareness? You thought wrong. And because it’s Bill Gates, the video involves blowtorches and engineering. Read More
TechCrunch  Aug 14  Comment 
 Snark all you want about this wonderfully goofy trend of dumping ice water on your head to raise ALS awareness, but here’s the deal: it’s working. Donations to the ALS Association are up by 1000%. Plus we get to see people like Zuck dump...
Forbes  Aug 6  Comment 
William H. Gates, III, shall ultimately be remembered as the most significant person of his generation. It may not be for the reasons you think. Bill Gates is eligible for consideration by virtue of founding Microsoft (I own a few shares), which...
Forbes  Aug 2  Comment 
Bill Gates, the Microsoft billionaire whose cash donations have made a mark around the world,  will help start a new program at Beijing Normal University focused on philanthropic education, the Chinese government-published China Daily newspaper...
Forbes  Aug 1  Comment 
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has given away more than $28 billion, comfortably making him the world’s greatest living philanthropist.
Forbes  Jul 28  Comment 
Bill Gates named "Business Adventures", a long forgotten, out-of-print collection of stories penned New Yorker's John Brooks, the best business book he ever read. It's now a best seller.
Motley Fool  Jul 26  Comment 
Even billionaires have a few decisions they'd rather forget. Here's Bill Gates' biggest mistake.


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