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American business magnate and philanthropist

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Bill Gates: American business magnate and philanthropist
William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He is one of the best-known entrepreneurs and pioneers of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s.

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Survey Shows 44 Percent Of Republicans Believe Bill Gates Conspiracy Theory [Video]

Survey Shows 44 Percent Of Republicans Believe Bill Gates Conspiracy Theory

A survey by Yahoo News and YouGov, shed light on a baseless conspiracy theory. The survey showed that 44 percent of Republicans think Bill Gates wants to abuse COVID-19 vaccinations. These Republicans..

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The FDA ordered an at-home coronavirus testing program funded by Bill Gates to stop testing until the agency gives approval [Video]

The FDA ordered an at-home coronavirus testing program funded by Bill Gates to stop testing until the agency gives approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered a coronavirus testing program in Seattle to stop working. The FDA said the Bill Gates-backed program must wait for additional approval from them. According..

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Melinda Gates Wants The US To Fix Their Childcare And Eldercare Systems [Video]

Melinda Gates Wants The US To Fix Their Childcare And Eldercare Systems

Before the coronavirus pandemic, Melinda Gates and Bill Gates warned that more research was needed on global pandemics. According to Business Insider, the two founded the Bill &Melinda Gate Foundation,..

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COVID-19: PM Modi interacts with Bill Gates via video conferencing [Video]

COVID-19: PM Modi interacts with Bill Gates via video conferencing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with co-chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates via video conferencing on May 14. The dignitaries discussed global response to COVID-19. They also..

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Cuomo Under Fire For State Rebuilding Team [Video]

Cuomo Under Fire For State Rebuilding Team

Recently, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a team to help him rebuild his state, which has been devastated by CoronaVirus. According to Business Insider, Cuomo is tapping Bill Gates and former..

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Bill Gates’ Five Key Innovations To Overcome The Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

Bill Gates’ Five Key Innovations To Overcome The Coronavirus Pandemic

1. A treatment that is 95 percent effective. 2. While a vaccine is challenging, it would help return life to normal. 3. Testing accessibility. 4. Tracking people who have been in contact with infected..

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Who's Who of pop culture unites for 'One World' coronavirus special [Video]

Who's Who of pop culture unites for 'One World' coronavirus special

Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Beyonce and Oprah Winfrey on Saturday (April 18) headlined a special broadcast of music, comedy and personal stories celebrating those..

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Bill Gates: We Need Shutdown For 10 More Weeks [Video]

Bill Gates: We Need Shutdown For 10 More Weeks

Jack Taylor/Getty Images Bill Gates estimates the US needs at least 10 more weeks of nationwide shutdown to minimize the human and economic toll of coronavirus. "The window for making important..

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Bill Gates Introduces 3-Point Plan to Defeat Coronavirus [Video]

Bill Gates Introduces 3-Point Plan to Defeat Coronavirus

Bill Gates Introduces 3-Point Plan to Defeat Coronavirus. Gates made his recommendations based on expert consultations in an op-ed article for 'The Washington Post' on Tuesday.

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F.D.A. Halts Coronavirus Testing Program Backed by Bill Gates

The program allows people in the Seattle area to easily take a coronavirus test at home. Researchers say such testing is essential for future monitoring of the virus.
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TikTok, Gates pledge $20 million to help Africa tackle COVID-19

The social media platform TikTok and the philanthropic Gates Foundation donated $10 million each on Wednesday to the vaccine alliance GAVI to help fund efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic in..
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Bill Gates, at Odds With Trump on Virus, Becomes a Right-Wing Target

The Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist has been attacked with falsehoods that he created the coronavirus and wants to profit from it.
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Fact check: Did Bill Gates predict the coronavirus in 2015?

A TED Talk video of Bill Gates has resurfaced amid the coronavirus pandemic. Social media posts claim Gates predicted the COVID-19 outbreak in 2015.
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Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft, Berkshire boards

The Microsoft co-founder says he wants to spend more time on the charitable foundation he runs with wife Melinda.,
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Abu Dhabi crown prince talks coronavirus cooperation with Bill Gates

The crown prince of the oil-rich emirate of Abu Dhabi tweeted on Friday that he had discussed cooperation in fighting the new coronavirus with U.S. billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates.
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No, Bill Gates is not buying this multimillion-dollar, hydrogen-powered superyacht

Media outlets reported Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates pledged well over $600 million for a superyacht. But the yacht's designer says it's not true.
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Bill Gates' daughter Jennifer is engaged to Egyptian equestrian: 'Yes a million times over'

Jennifer Gates, the daughter of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, is engaged to Egyptian show jumper Nayel Nassar.
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Lucky woman shocked to find out her Secret Santa is Bill Gates

Reddit user Shelby couldn't believe her luck when an 81-pound package was delivered to her from billionaire Bill Gates.
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Michigan woman discovers her Secret Santa is Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates

A metro area Detroit woman had a very merry Christmas when Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates turned out to be her Secret Santa.
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Elizabeth Warren willing to show Bill Gates how much she'd tax him: 'I promise it's not $100 billion'

Bill Gates joked on Wednesday that "when you say I should pay $100 billion, OK, then I'm starting to do a little math about what I have left over."
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Elizabeth Warren Offers to Explain Her Wealth Tax to Bill Gates

The Democratic presidential candidate addressed Mr. Gates on Twitter after he questioned whether “she’d even be willing” to sit down with someone “who has large amounts of money.”
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Elizabeth Warren to Bill Gates: I'll explain my wealth tax to you

Gates, worth an estimated $109 billion, wondered if he'd pay $100 billion under her plan to target country's largest fortunes
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Today in History for October 28th

The Statue of Liberty is dedicated in New York; Benito Mussolini takes control of the Italian government; The Cuban Missile Crisis ends; Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and actress Julia Roberts are..
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos drops to world’s second richest person, Bill Gates reclaims spot

Amazon's stock price drop has cost CEO Jeff Bezos his spot atop the list of the world's richest people. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates reclaimed it.
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Forbes 400: Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett remain the richest people in the US

The CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, remains the richest person in America despite parting with $46 billion over the past year, according to Forbes.
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This health investor shadowed Jeff Bezos, worked for Bill Gates: Here’s what he learned

"I don’t always have the right answers, but I do have a lot of scars and I’m happy to share those,” said Peter Neupert.
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Bill Gates' biggest mistake at Microsoft? Letting Android win mobile

The mobile platform has always been a thorn in Microsoft's side.
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