Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women.
With a net worth of $76
Microsoft Corp is betting a mix of old and young blood will revive the aging technology pioneer, but new chief executive officer Satya Nadella may find it tough to push change with co-founder Bill Gates and former CEO Steve Ballmer breathing dow
Microsoft Corp named company veteran Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer on Tuesday, ending a longer-than-expected search for a new leader after Steve Ballmer announced his intention to retire in August.
Nadella is o
Bill Gates, world-renowned innovator and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will deliver a speech at the opening ceremony of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) in Abu Dhabi next month.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been confirmed as the Global Development Partner for the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA).
The event, to be held in Abu Dhabi from February 3 to 5, will showcase innovati
Three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft Corp are lobbying the board to press for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the software company he co-founded 38 years ago, according to people familiar with matter.
The net worth of the richest Americans grew by 13 percent in the past year to $1.7 trillion, Forbes magazine said, and a familiar cast populated the top of the annual list, including Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Larry Ellison an
Britain and billionaire Bill Gates pledged $2.3 billion at an international donor conference on Monday to fund vaccination programmes to protect children in poor countries against diseases like diarrhoea and pneumonia.
The money adds to a
Bahrain may hold a referendum once a dialogue with opposition groups produces an agreement, HRH the Crown Prince said yesterday.
“The people of Bahrain in one vote will be the final arbiters,” His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al