Bill Gates

Bill Gates reveals the biggest public health threats over the next 10 years

<b>Goalkeepers</b><p>Bill and Melinda Gates have released their first-annual “Goalkeepers” report, a celebration of key milestones in public health and a look …

Public Health

Copying Bill Gates is a bad idea if you want to get rich

Bill Gates is a lot luckier than you might realise. He may be a very talented man who worked his way up from college dropout to the top spot on the …

Success

Why Are Betsy DeVos and Bill Gates Afraid of This Grandmother?

Some wars are more conspicuous than others.<p>Sunday, September 17th, two noteworthy series premiered. One, The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick was aired on PBS, preceded by months of expensive promotion and anticipation.<p>The other is a series of eight short films produced by the Network for …

Education

Bill Gates: Don’t expect charities to pick up the bill for Trump’s sweeping aid cuts

<i>The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation spends just over $3bn a year on development assistance: ‘There’s no way to balance a cut in a rich country’s</i> …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill Gates thinks an infectious disease outbreak could kill 30 million people at some point in the next decade — here’s how worried you should be

As hurricanes and other natural disasters ravage the world and the threat of nuclear war looms, it's hard to assess which risks for humanity are really the scariest right now.<p>But one of the biggest threats out there is one of the oldest: infectious disease, which can emerge naturally or be …

Science

Donald Trump says the internet must be 'cut off' to stop more terror attacks

Donald Trump says that the internet must be "cut off" to stop further terror attacks.<p>More follows…<p><b>Find the latest iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iOS 11 news</b> …

Parsons Green

A Bombing Hit the London Underground, and All Trump Can Think About is His Travel Ban

The London Underground became the site of the city’s fifth terror attack this year when an improvised explosive device partially detonated Friday during morning commute hours as the train rolled out of the Parsons Green station. Unlike the previous four attacks, there were no deaths as the result …

London Underground

Bill Gates, Richard Branson, And Arianna Huffington Do This 1 Thing To Be More Productive

And this one thing is not waking up everyday at four in the morning.<p>What do Mashable CEO Pete Cashmore, Huffington Post Founder Arianna Huffington, and Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff have in common?<p>They're incredibly intentional about how they spend their weekends.<p>Don't worry. I'm not about to sell you …

Success

Bill Gates: The world could see a record number of HIV infections

Dangerous Resurgence<p>The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has published the first edition of their Goalkeepers report, a comprehensive study that …

Public Health

What You Can Learn From Buffett's Decision Not To Invest In Microsoft

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates met in 1991, but Buffett has never purchased a single share of Microsoft stock.<p>In hindsight you could say Buffett made …

Business

EQUIHAX

EQUIHAX<p>Trawling the darknet as one does, I came across this little simple page this morning. It claims to be the real EQUIFAX hackers, unlike the …

Security

"God was telling me to go deeper:" Oakland chef feeds homeless after losing everything in fire

- Thomas Patrick Former is a religious man who feels that no good deed will go unpunished.<p>So even though Former, known to his devotees as “Chef Pat,” …

Scammers keep trying to sell fake Equifax facts | Ars Technica

Site offers “proof” of access to Equifax data, but it all appears to be fake.<p>Last week, someone attempted to execute a poorly conceived digital cash …

Security

Special Dividends: Microsoft Edition

Republican tax reform bill to be unveiled September 25th will include tax repatriation language for overseas profits.<p>Microsoft is among a number of …

Business

Here are 15 books that will help you succeed in the tech world

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you’re looking to fortify or launch a career, reading the canonical and formative as well as the provocative and emerging books in your …

Innovation

Bill and Melinda Gates: Let’s Keep Investing in the World’s Poor

U.S. foreign aid has helped developing countries make huge progress against disease and poverty—and this is no time to reverse course<p>The two of us have spent nearly every day of the past 17 years working on the fight against disease and poverty, but today, we are concerned. After a generation of …

Philanthropy

Bill Gates says Britain can be a world technology leader after Brexit, but CBI demands certainty on data

Before the UK's referendum on leaving the EU last year, Bill Gates warned that a vote to leave could jeopardize the country’s position in the science …

Brexit

Bill Gates on the biggest bets in energy investing

<i>This piece is featured in Quartz’s new book</i> The Objects that Power the Global Economy. <i>You may not have seen these objects before, but they’ve already changed the way you live. Each chapter examines an object that is driving radical change in the global economy. This is from the chapter on the</i> …

Energy

How To Lead With Empathy

A new breed of CEOs is defined less by “command and control” and more by “inspire and empower.”<p>My first boss was a bully. Just before I started working for him, a rumor circulated that he’d once thrown a desk out the window. Maybe the story was apocryphal, but it didn’t feel that way to those of us …

Leadership

Bill Gates says we're on track for a record HIV epidemic

The world has made enormous leaps in the fight against HIV/AIDS, to the extent that with the right treatment, someone HIV-positive can expect to live as long as their healthy neighbor.<p>But as the billionaire Bill Gates recently noted, without the proper funding, the virus could make a dangerous …

Science

How chess can teach us that failure is not fatal

It was Winston Churchill who said: “success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” That quote encapsulates …

Peter Thiel

Melinda Gates decries ‘loss of U.S. leadership’ in global aid

SEATTLE — Melinda Gates is calling on world leaders to step up global aid funding, saying “a loss of U.S. leadership” is resulting in “confusion and chaos” in some of the most vulnerable corners of the planet.<p>The billionaire philanthropist and her husband, Bill, who spoke in separate interviews at …

News (U.S.)

Bill Gates's Foundation Shares New Report to Show the World Is Better Now Than 25 Years Ago

'Goalkeepers' keeps track of humanity's progress in health and poverty issues.<p>Contrary to the doom and gloom found in Twitter feeds and nightly news broadcasts, there's ample evidence that humanity is headed in the right direction.<p>A new report from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation puts that …

Public Health

Bill Gates Predicts 'What's At Stake' With Proposed Trump Foreign Aid Cuts

There's at least one thing Bill Gates and President Donald Trump agree on: The media doesn't always get things right.<p>For Gates, the problem is with the foreign aid coverage.<p>"The nature of news is mostly to cover big setbacks," Gates says. "So if a little bit of money was spent improperly, that's …

News (U.S.)

Bill Gates says Britain has the potential to retain its global science leadership post Brexit if care is taken

Britain can retain its place as a world-leading science and technology hub after Brexit, Bill Gates has said, provided the country continues to attract talent and invest in research and development.<p>The Microsoft founder, whose philanthropic organisation has $1 billion (£750m) invested in British …

Brexit

Stop funding major health issues at your peril, warns Bill Gates

Cutbacks like those being debated in the US to the Global Health Fund could impact millions of the world's poorest in just over a decade<p>Cases of …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill Gates on aid in the Trump era: 'We haven't been forced to make the argument that way quite as strongly as we are now'

Even as a self-proclaimed optimist, Bill Gates must have known it was going to be a hard sell.<p>Mr Gates, who has spent billions reducing poverty worldwide and last year launched a $1 billion clean energy venture fund, was about to meet Donald Trump for the first time - a US president who campaigned …

Bill Gates gives a boost to ARPA-E, the feds’ endangered energy research agency

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is giving a plug for the federal government’s energy research agency, ARPA-E, just when it’s in need of a power surge.<p>…

Science

Bill Gates Called This Group the Next DARPA

Any engineering fan is familiar with DARPA, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. But engineers and innovators looking to the future of …

Energy

Satya Nadella's debut book 'Hit Refresh' to hit the stands soon; explores his journey in Microsoft

Tech giant Microsoft's India-born CEO Satya Nadella's first book which explores his personal journey, the company's ongoing transformation and the …

Microsoft