Apr 15, 2020 07:24 PM IST
The US move to withhold WHO funds as long as it awaits a review of how the coronavirus pandemic crisis was "mishandled" is “as dangerous as it sounds”, said the Microsoft founder.
- Apr 06, 2020 10:28 AM IST
Echoing the forecast of White House health advisor Anthony Fauci, Trump last week said that US could see between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths from COVID-19 before the outbreak is under control in the country.
- Apr 02, 2020 09:17 AM IST
Gates explained that businesses need to remain shut until the numbers of reported cases start to go down across the country, which, according to him, could take at least 10 weeks.
- Mar 24, 2020 07:42 AM IST
The Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network, a group of medical, public health and research organizations, is collecting nasal swabs from a sample of people across King County and Seattle to learn how the infection is spreading in the areas.
- Mar 19, 2020 08:05 AM IST
"If a country does a good job with testing and shut down, then within 6-10 weeks it should see very few cases and be able to open back up," Gates said on Wednesday in response to a question during his rare appearance at Reddit, a social media site which is popular among the younger generation.
- Mar 14, 2020 07:26 AM IST
The billionaire and his wife Melinda run one of the world's largest charities, the Gates Foundation, which has billions in assets and funds global health programmes to combat disease and poverty.
- Feb 19, 2020 11:28 AM IST
Microsoft founder Bill Gates on February 18 said that he bought his first electric car, a Porsche Taycan.
- Feb 17, 2020 01:32 PM IST
The Taycan is Porsche’s first fully electric car and is offered in two variants.
- Feb 11, 2020 04:47 PM IST
The company clarified in a statement that Aqua is a concept under development and has not been sold to Bill Gates.
- Feb 10, 2020 05:30 PM IST
The liquid hydrogen-powered propulsion system gives it a range of 3,750 nautical miles, with a top speed of 17 knots.
- Feb 10, 2020 12:34 PM IST
The superyacht has been designed by Dutch company Sinot and was publicised at the Monaco Yacht Show in 2019.
- Dec 28, 2019 11:07 AM IST
Presenting the seventh edition of Tech Weekender, here are the biggest developments from the world of tech in the past week.
- Dec 26, 2019 04:14 PM IST
Discussion on the topic began when a Twitter user Ramesh Babu shared a screengrab of a Gates documentary to enquire about the discussion going on between him and Mahindra
- Nov 20, 2019 09:08 AM IST
Gates, 64, who is also the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was keen to become acquainted with startups specialising in healthcare, sanitation, agricultural development, and financial services, areas of particular interest to him.
- Nov 17, 2019 08:22 PM IST
The collaboration will establish a research fellowship programme for young scientists in India and US to expand research that will advance discovery to improve clinical practice and benefit public health in both countries
- Nov 17, 2019 07:31 PM IST
In an exclusive interview to PTI, Gates, the world's richest person, specifically complimented India's Aadhaar identity system and the country's performance in the financial services and pharma sectors.
- Nov 17, 2019 12:35 PM IST
In an interview to PTI, Gates complimented India on a range of programmes like digitisation of payments to benefit the poor citizens, sanitation and polio eradication, adding his foundation is in the process of taking some of the successfully implemented ideas in the country to African continent.
- Jul 18, 2019 01:42 PM IST
Fashion empire Louis Vuitton head Bernard Arnault had the largest individual gain of $39 billion, which catapulted him to the second spot
- Jul 08, 2019 04:12 PM IST
Jobs, the former Apple CEO who died of pancreatic cancer in 2011, was an example of "don't do this at home" in his style of leadership, the billionaire philanthropist said.
- Mar 14, 2019 12:07 PM IST
These are the world's top 10 most philanthropic billionaires, according to Comparethemarket.com’s latest study.
- Feb 18, 2019 02:44 PM IST
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has supported the idea of taxing income over $10 million at 70 percent, which is currently 37 percent
- Jan 22, 2019 03:06 PM IST
Harari paints a fresh picture separating stories from reality as well as throws clear insights on what future we are building for ourselves and what we need to do to survive
- Jan 21, 2019 04:03 PM IST
- Jan 17, 2019 09:20 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Gates, saying the scheme stems out of the government's commitment to provide top quality and affordable healthcare to the poor.
- Jan 17, 2019 03:39 PM IST
Ending epidemics of infectious diseases such as malaria, polio, HIV and malaria is proving tough, they said, but dramatic progress made by global aid mechanisms recent decades means the world's people are now healthier and more productive.