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Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955. His real name is William Henry Gates III. An American computer programmer and entrepreneur who co-founded Microsoft Corporation, the world’s largest personal-computer software company along with his late childhood friend Paul Allen. 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. In March 2020, Gates left his board positions at Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway to focus on his philanthropic efforts including climate change, global health and development, and education. Gates stepped down as Microsoft president in 2008 and remained on the company's board of directors until March 2020. In June 2008, Gates transitioned to a part-time role at Microsoft and full-time work at the Bill More

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  • Bill Gates’ message for Mumbai teen Anshul Bhatt, a history-making bridge champion Sep 30, 2022 03:54 PM IST

    Bill Gates’ message for Mumbai teen Anshul Bhatt, a history-making bridge champion

    Anshul Bhatt from Mumbai won three gold medals at the World Youth Bridge Championship held in Italy in August.

  • Bill Gates, Ray Dalio join forces with Temasek in philanthropic push Sep 30, 2022 11:38 AM IST

    Bill Gates, Ray Dalio join forces with Temasek in philanthropic push

    Founding core members include the philanthropic arms of Bill Gates and his ex-wife Melinda, Ray Dalio, Li Ka-Shing, as well as four companies of Indonesia’s Widjaja family and the Tanoto Foundation, Temasek Trust Chairman Ho Ching said Friday at the Philanthropy Asia Summit 2022 in Singapore.

  • Investment in seed innovation needs to double to $2 billion, says Bill Gates Sep 22, 2022 07:17 PM IST

    Investment in seed innovation needs to double to $2 billion, says Bill Gates

    Bill Gates said that investment in seed innovation, which is around $1 billion at the moment, needs to be doubled to ensure it has the desired impact.

  • Private philanthropy is no match for aid from rich countries; with commitment, world can get back to pre-pandemic levels: Bill Gates Sep 22, 2022 10:50 AM IST

    Private philanthropy is no match for aid from rich countries; with commitment, world can get back to pre-pandemic levels: Bill Gates

    The foundation's co-chairperson and former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates, in an exclusive interview with CNBCTV-18's Shereen Bhan, concedes that we are facing more challenges now than we were before the coronavirus pandemic struck.

  • Bill Gates, Samsung develop toilet that turns solid waste into ashes Sep 11, 2022 03:44 PM IST

    Bill Gates, Samsung develop toilet that turns solid waste into ashes

    Describing the prototype toilet as "energy-efficient", Samsung said that it is designed to run without water, making it particularly useful in remote regions where water is scarce.

  • Bill Gates on the toughest question he's ever had to answer Sep 07, 2022 05:20 PM IST

    Bill Gates on the toughest question he's ever had to answer

    Bill Gates shared that he was asked the question 25 years ago and has thought about it every day since.

  • Bill Gates is a loyal Wordle player, has these tips and tricks to share Sep 03, 2022 04:50 PM IST

    Bill Gates is a loyal Wordle player, has these tips and tricks to share

    The word game has captured the imagination of billionaires and regular people alike.

  • Bill Gates, Serum Institute get Bombay HC notice after man claims Covishield side-effects killed daughter Sep 03, 2022 01:03 PM IST

    Bill Gates, Serum Institute get Bombay HC notice after man claims Covishield side-effects killed daughter

    Petitioner Dilip Lunwat, the petitioner, said his daughter, a medical student, had severe headaches and vomiting after taking the vaccine in 2021. She was taken to a hospital where doctors found bleeding in her brain.

  • Bill Gates: 'Life is more fun when you have a friend like Warren Buffett' Sep 01, 2022 07:47 PM IST

    Bill Gates: 'Life is more fun when you have a friend like Warren Buffett'

    Bill Gates shared a series of photos with Warren Buffett, wishing him on his 92nd birthday. "Life is more fun when you have a friend like Warren. Happy 92nd birthday!" he wrote.

  • Viral: An old video of Bill Gates dancing at Windows 95 launch Aug 26, 2022 06:11 PM IST

    Viral: An old video of Bill Gates dancing at Windows 95 launch

    An old video of Bill Gates at the launch of Windows 95 in the year 1995 is once again going viral online.

  • 5-hour rule may just be one of the secrets behind Bill Gates, Elon Musk's success Aug 17, 2022 08:06 PM IST

    5-hour rule may just be one of the secrets behind Bill Gates, Elon Musk's success

    Reading forms an important part of the 5-hour rule. It is also such an integral part of Bill Gates’s life that his advice to his younger self was: Pick up a book.

  • Bill Gates urges South Korea to increase aid for global health Aug 16, 2022 01:23 PM IST

    Bill Gates urges South Korea to increase aid for global health

    "This is a crisis moment for global health. This is also a fantastic time for our foundation to strengthen partnership with Korea, providing great ideas for new tools and more resources to help those in need," Gates said in a speech at the National Assembly.

  • 76th Independence Day celebrations: Bill Gates congratulates PM Modi for India's digital-transformation Aug 15, 2022 12:12 PM IST

    76th Independence Day celebrations: Bill Gates congratulates PM Modi for India's digital-transformation

    As netizens take the Independence Day celebrations online, several notable personalities have come forth to wish India on its 76th Independence Day.

  • Bill Gates' tribute to Shinzo Abe: 'Inspired the world to...'  Aug 12, 2022 08:01 AM IST

    Bill Gates' tribute to Shinzo Abe: 'Inspired the world to...' 

    Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister, was assassinated in July while speaking at an election rally.

  • Why billionaires like Bezos, Gates are funding ‘treasure hunt’ in Greenland Aug 09, 2022 08:55 AM IST

    Why billionaires like Bezos, Gates are funding ‘treasure hunt’ in Greenland

    Some of the world’s richest men are funding a ‘treasure hunt’ in Greenland, hoping to find critical metals beneath the island country’s melting ice.

  • On this day in 1997, Microsoft invested $150 million in Apple, saved it from bankruptcy Aug 07, 2022 07:12 PM IST

    On this day in 1997, Microsoft invested $150 million in Apple, saved it from bankruptcy

    The investment meant that Microsoft was helping one of its greatest competitors, but it was also a new business opportunity which Bill Gates admitted in 2007.

  • Bill Gates on one of his favourite games that everyone can play Jul 29, 2022 04:58 PM IST

    Bill Gates on one of his favourite games that everyone can play

    How billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates unwinds.

  • Bill Gates gave away another $6 billion in bid to get off world’s richest people list Jul 26, 2022 07:54 AM IST

    Bill Gates gave away another $6 billion in bid to get off world’s richest people list

    Bill Gates gave away shares worth $6 billion this week in his bid to get off the list of world’s richest people.

  • Bill Gates congratulates PM Modi as India crosses 200 crore Covid vaccinations Jul 20, 2022 07:57 AM IST

    Bill Gates congratulates PM Modi as India crosses 200 crore Covid vaccinations

    "Congratulations Narendra Modi for yet another milestone of administering #200crorevaccinations," wrote Bill Gates on Twitter.

  • Warren Buffett’s gifts to Bill Gates’ foundation are worth… Jul 18, 2022 12:24 PM IST

    Warren Buffett’s gifts to Bill Gates’ foundation are worth…

    In a blog post about expanding his philanthropic efforts, Bill Gates gave a shoutout to his friend and guide Warren Buffett.

  • Mark Cuban says Bill Gates once stole his ‘girls’ in Las Vegas Jul 16, 2022 01:48 PM IST

    Mark Cuban says Bill Gates once stole his ‘girls’ in Las Vegas

    Mark Cuban, 63, has spoken about the time a newly wealthy Bill Gates walked away with his girlfriends in Las Vegas.

  • Bill Gates intends to exit list of world's wealthiest, transfers $20 billion to his foundation Jul 14, 2022 09:49 AM IST

    Bill Gates intends to exit list of world's wealthiest, transfers $20 billion to his foundation

    The billionaire philanthropist has said the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation aims to increase its annual spending at a time the world is faced with crises like climate change and coronavirus.

  • Bill Gates donates $20 billion to his foundation Jul 14, 2022 08:18 AM IST

    Bill Gates donates $20 billion to his foundation

    The donation will help the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - one of the world's largest private charitable foundations - increase its annual payout by 50% to $9 billion by 2026, he said in a post on his personal blog on Wednesday.

  • This is what Bill Gates’ 48-year-old resume looks like Jul 02, 2022 09:04 AM IST

    This is what Bill Gates’ 48-year-old resume looks like

    The Microsoft co-founder recently took to LinkedIn to share the resume he had made as a first year-student at Harvard University.

  • Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar meet Bill Gates in New York Jun 30, 2022 10:46 AM IST

    Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar meet Bill Gates in New York

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