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  • Govts will have to help create markets to hit goal of zero emissions: Bill Gates Oct 10, 2021 07:25 AM IST

    Govts will have to help create markets to hit goal of zero emissions: Bill Gates

    Bill Gates said countries like India, which are closer to the equator, might face more repercussions of climate change.

  • American Airlines, Microsoft join Gates-backed program to boost clean energy Sep 20, 2021 09:56 AM IST

    American Airlines, Microsoft join Gates-backed program to boost clean energy

    The initiative aims to boost development of technologies to achieve the target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

  • Bill Gates' cascade investment to take control of Four Seasons Hotels Sep 08, 2021 08:55 PM IST

    Bill Gates' cascade investment to take control of Four Seasons Hotels

    Cascade will buy 23.8% of Prince Alwaleed's stake to own 71.3% of Four Seasons, valuing the hotel chain at $10 billion on an enterprise basis.

  • Gates Foundation says co-chair Melinda could leave after two years Jul 07, 2021 09:14 PM IST

    Gates Foundation says co-chair Melinda could leave after two years

    The foundation will also be expanding the number of trustees to oversee the work, it said in a blog post.

  • Bill Gates was an 'office bully', his clean reputation was just good public relations: Report Jun 30, 2021 01:06 PM IST

    Bill Gates was an 'office bully', his clean reputation was just good public relations: Report

    A former executive told Business Insider that Microsoft's PR team was "very controlling of the message" and "overly worried about perception".

  • Warren Buffett’s exit from Gates Foundation clouds its future Jun 24, 2021 10:37 AM IST

    Warren Buffett’s exit from Gates Foundation clouds its future

    Warren Buffett had been a huge contributor to the Gates Foundation, one of the foremost and richest nonprofit organizations dedicated to social causes, for more than a decade.

  • Bill, Melinda Gates divorce to split their $148 billion fortune, Gates Foundation excluded: Report Jun 12, 2021 10:26 AM IST

    Bill, Melinda Gates divorce to split their $148 billion fortune, Gates Foundation excluded: Report

    The biggest philanthropic asset, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, isn't a part of this fortune.

  • Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates explore changes to charitable foundation May 28, 2021 08:30 AM IST

    Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates explore changes to charitable foundation

    The co-founders of one of the world's largest private charitable foundations, filed for divorce earlier this month after 27 years of marriage but pledged to continue their philanthropic work together.

  • A culture of fear at the firm that manages Bill Gates’ fortune May 27, 2021 10:09 AM IST

    A culture of fear at the firm that manages Bill Gates’ fortune

    Michael Larson and Chris Giglio, his spokesman, denied some but not all instances of Larson’s misconduct.

  • Bill Gates’ leadership roles stay intact despite allegations May 19, 2021 12:03 PM IST

    Bill Gates’ leadership roles stay intact despite allegations

    Critics say the revelations raise accountability concerns, though it remains unclear how much the dent to Gates’ reputation might affect the institutions that are so closely associated with him.

  • Reports continue to swirl amid news of Bill Gates’ Microsoft probe: Here is all You Need to Know May 17, 2021 11:47 AM IST

    Reports continue to swirl amid news of Bill Gates’ Microsoft probe: Here is all You Need to Know

    Reports emerged that Gates stepped down from his position on the Microsoft Board amid investigation into his alleged “inappropriate romantic relationship” with a staff.

  • Microsoft board had investigated Bill Gates' previous relationship with an employee: Report May 17, 2021 08:16 AM IST

    Microsoft board had investigated Bill Gates' previous relationship with an employee: Report

    "Microsoft received a concern in the latter half of 2019 that Bill Gates sought to initiate an intimate relationship with a company employee in the year 2000," a Microsoft spokesperson told The Wall Street Journal.

  • Xanadu 2.0: 10 things to know about Bill and Melinda Gates’ mansion May 16, 2021 09:29 AM IST

    Xanadu 2.0: 10 things to know about Bill and Melinda Gates’ mansion

    Bill and Melinda Gates live in Xanadu 2.0, worth around $131 million. They couple has recently filed for divorce.

  • Jointly-held accounts, investments may not be evenly split when couples seperate May 11, 2021 10:00 AM IST

    Jointly-held accounts, investments may not be evenly split when couples seperate

    Marriages can break-up despite years of togetherness, like Bill and Melinda Gates'. Maintaining separate bank accounts and investments, with proper nomination help in untangling assets.

  • Bill and Melinda Gates divorce in the works since 2019 May 10, 2021 12:26 PM IST

    Bill and Melinda Gates divorce in the works since 2019

    Bill and Melinda Gates had announced their divorce on May 3 in a joint statement released on Twitter. They said, "we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives."

  • What the Gates divorce means for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation May 06, 2021 02:06 PM IST

    What the Gates divorce means for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    After the news on May 3, grant recipients and staff members alike wondered what would happen. But, the message from the headquarters in Seattle was clear: Bill and Melinda Gates may be splitting up, but the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation isn’t going anywhere.

  • Post separation, Melinda Gates now a billionaire on shares transfer from Bill Gates May 06, 2021 09:37 AM IST

    Post separation, Melinda Gates now a billionaire on shares transfer from Bill Gates

    The fortune was made in a "massive stock transfer" worth $1.8 billion on May 3 via Gates’ Cascade Investments. The duo announced their separation on May 3.

  • Bill and Melinda Gates Divorce | Daughter Jennifer will inherit less than 1 percent of their fortune - here is why May 04, 2021 10:07 AM IST

    Bill and Melinda Gates Divorce | Daughter Jennifer will inherit less than 1 percent of their fortune - here is why

    “Thank you for understanding our desire for privacy while we navigate the next phases of our lives,” Jennifer Gates said in an Instagram post after Bill and Melinda Gates had announced their divorce.

  • Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce evokes comparison with that of Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Scott May 04, 2021 08:10 AM IST

    Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce evokes comparison with that of Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Scott

    Announcement of Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce evoked comparison with that of Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott, another high-profile Seattle-area billionaire couple to part ways in recent years.

  • Melinda and Bill Gates are divorcing after 27 years of marriage May 04, 2021 07:04 AM IST

    Melinda and Bill Gates are divorcing after 27 years of marriage

    The couple run the US-based Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the most influential private foundations in the world, with an endowment worth nearly $50 billion.

  • Bill Gates not in favour of sharing COVID-19 vaccine recipe with developing nations Apr 28, 2021 05:48 PM IST

    Bill Gates not in favour of sharing COVID-19 vaccine recipe with developing nations

    Bill Gates was asked if it would be helpful to change intellectual property law in order to enable "the recipe for these vaccines to be shared." To this Gates answered, "No".

  • COVID-19 | World should be back to normal by end of 2022, says Bill Gates Mar 25, 2021 05:09 PM IST

    COVID-19 | World should be back to normal by end of 2022, says Bill Gates

    Describing the novel coronavirus pandemic as an “incredible tragedy”, he said that the only good news amid the pandemic has been the access to COVID-19 vaccines.

  • My coding skills are now rusty, says Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates Mar 22, 2021 06:49 PM IST

    My coding skills are now rusty, says Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates

    Following the publication of his new e-book 'How to Avoid a Climate Disaster', Gates took part in the AMA session to answer multiple questions from people.

  • Bitcoin’s Climate Problem Mar 13, 2021 02:58 PM IST

    Bitcoin’s Climate Problem

    Depending on which study you read, the annual carbon emissions from the electricity required to mine Bitcoin and process its transactions are equal to the amount emitted by all of New Zealand. Or Argentina.

  • Bill Gates-backed Evolv to go public via blank-check merger in $1.7 billion deal Mar 08, 2021 06:44 PM IST

    Bill Gates-backed Evolv to go public via blank-check merger in $1.7 billion deal

    The deal with NewHold Investment Corp will provide the merged entity with $470 million in proceeds, including a private investment of $300 million.

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