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Gates Foundation Commits $7mn For Covid Genome Research
Gates Foundation Commits $7mn For Covid Genome Research

Initial focus areas will include data science, such as mathematical modeling to inform national malaria control programmes, digital health services for pregnant women, and innovations to close gaps identified by current programmes for eliminating neglected tropical diseases.

Bill, Melinda Gates Walk Daughter Down The Aisle
Bill, Melinda Gates Walk Daughter Down The Aisle

The luxurious, star-studded event took weeks of planning. Photos that surfaced earlier this week showed the expansive property being transformed into an opulent wedding venue, complete with a stage, elaborate pavilions, floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors and a stage.

Bill And Melinda Gates Announce Divorce After 27-Year Marriage

Washington: Bill and Melinda Gates have announced in a joint statement that they were getting divorced after 27 years of marriage. “After a great deal of thought and a lot…

Next Four To Six Months Could Be Worst Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Says Bill Gates

Washington: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, whose foundation has been part of the effort to develop and deliver COVID-19 vaccines, has warned that the next four to six months could be the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. In recent weeks, the US has been experiencing record high cases, deaths and hospitalisations. “I thought the US would […]

Elon Musk Overtakes Bill Gates To Become The 2nd Richest Person In The World, Meme Fest Unfolds

Elon Musk Overtakes Bill Gates To Become The 2nd Richest Person In The World, Meme Fest Unfolds Elon Musk has now surpassed Bill Gates to become the second richest person in the world. The Tesla co-founder’s net worth has increased from USD 7.2 billion to USD 127.9 billion, toppling Bill Gates’ net worth which is […]

Elon Musk Overtakes Bill Gates To Become World’s Second Richest Person

San Francisco: Tesla co-founder Elon Musk on Monday surpassed Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest person. the Bloomberg Billionaires Index on Monday put the Tesla chief executive — with a $127.9 billion fortune — above Gates — at $127.7 billion — for the first time. Musk’s net worth soared $7.2 billion to […]

Apple Co-Founder Wozniak Sues Google, YouTube Over Bitcoin Scam

San Francisco: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has sued Google and its subsidiary YouTube over a Bitcoin scam, alleging that the tech giant failed to take down videos that used Wozniaks likenesses for allowing bitcoin giveaway scams on its platform. The lawsuit, filed in San Mateo County Superior Court, alleged that the videos used images and […]

Indian Pharma Industry Capable Of Producing COVID-19 Vaccines For Entire World: Bill Gates

New Delhi: India’s pharmaceutical industry will be able to produce COVID-19 vaccines not just for the country but also for the entire world, according to Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates. A lot of “very important things have been done” in India and its pharma industry is doing work “to help make the coronavirus vaccine […]

Twitter Accounts of Barack Obama, Bill Gates And Several Others Hacked

Washington: Unidentified hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians, celebrities and major companies Wednesday in an apparent Bitcoin scam. The ruse included bogus tweets from former President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg and a number of tech billionaires including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and […]

Bill Gates commends PM Modi's leadership in leading fight against COVID-19 in India

New Delhi: Philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has commended Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership and his government’s “proactive measures” such as lockdown and expansion of focused testing in combating the COVID-19 pandemic in India. Also Read: New Ordinance Shows Our Commitment To Protect Healthcare Workers: PM Modi According to officials, Gates, in a letter […]

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tops Forbes billionaires list, Mukesh Ambani at 17th place
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tops Forbes billionaires list, Mukesh Ambani at 17th place

New Delhi:  In COVID-19 times, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has maintained his top slot as worlds richest man with a net worth of $113 billion, followed by Bill Gates at $98 billion, according to the latest Forbes 34th annual worlds billionaires list. Bernard Arnault, Chairman and CEO of luxury magnate LVMH (LVMHF), moved […]

Bill Gates leaves Microsoft's board
Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board of directors

Washington: Bill Gates, the world’s second-richest person, has announced that he was stepping down from the board of directors of Microsoft, the company he co-founded in 1975 with the late Paul Allen. “I have made the decision to step down from both of the public boards on which I serve – Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway […]

Gates Foundation Donates $100mn To Fight Coronavirus

New Delhi: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Thursday announced that it will immediately commit up to $100 million for the global response to the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The funding will help strengthen detection, isolation and treatment efforts; protect at-risk populations; and develop vaccines, treatments and diagnostics. “Multilateral organisations, national governments, the private sector […]

Bill Gates Meets PM Modi In Delhi

New Delhi: Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, who is the chief guest of the eighth International Conference on Agriculture Statistics here, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. The co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation also met Smriti Irani, Union Minister for Textiles and Women and Child Development. “Prior to the launch of […]

Bill Gates Officially Surpasses Jeff Bezos As Richest Person On Earth

San Francisco: Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates officially surpassed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at world’s richest person on Earth with a net worth of $110 billion — according to the latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The Microsoft co-founder had briefly topped Bezos as the world’s richest man last month after Amazon’s lacklustre Q3 results resulted in Bezos […]

Payal Jangid, 17, First Indian To Win Changemaker Award

New Delhi/Jaipur: Rajasthan-based activist Payal Jangid, 17, has been honoured with prestigious ‘Changemaker Award’ by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at the Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards held in New York in recognition of her work towards the abolition of child marriage in her village, Hinsla and other neighbouring areas. Kailash Satyarthi’s Children’s Foundation said […]

PM Modi to be honoured by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachch Bharat Abhiyan

New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be honoured later this month with the prestigious ‘Global Goalkeeper Award’ by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for his leadership and commitment to the Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan. The prime minister will also address global leaders and corporate executives at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum during his visit […]

Microsoft losing on Android my 'greatest mistake': Bill Gates

San Francisco: Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said that his “greatest mistake ever” was the company losing on the Android opportunity which has cost Microsoft nearly $400 billion and made Google the real winner. In an interview during an event hosted by venture capital firm Village Global, Gates revealed that the mistake was […]

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passes away

Washington: Paul Allen, who 43 years ago along with Bill Gates founded Microsoft, the company that revolutionised the software world and personal computers forever, has died, his family announced. He was 65. In a statement, Allen’s relatives said that the businessman died on Monday afternoon in Seattle, where Microsoft has its headquarters, from non-Hodgkins lymphoma, reports […]

'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' amongst Bill Gates' 7 inspiring things in 2017

New York: Microsoft Corporation co-founder Bill Gates has lauded the Bollywood film “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” and said that it has educated audiences about India’s sanitation challenge. The movie was amongst his seven inspiring things in 2017. “There’s no denying that 2017 was a really tough year… but it also delivered some amazing moments of […]

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos surpasses Bill Gates to become world’s richest  

New Delhi: Online retail giant Amazon’s founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, surpassed Microsoft founder Bill Gates as the richest person of the world. The development came after a surge in shares of Bezos by 1.3 percent to $1,065.92 on Thursday morning giving him a net worth of $90.9 billion as against Gates’ $90.7 billion who […]