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#Bill Gates

# bill-gates - Monday 17 January, 2022

World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds
# Oxfam
# Oxfam

World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds

Jan 17th 2022, 9:23 AM 34,708 Views 70 Comments

It also found that the wealth of Ireland’s nine billionaires has increased by 58% to €49.7 billion since the start of the pandemic.

# bill-gates - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending their marriage
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending their marriage

May 4th 2021, 7:17 AM 58,542 Views 33 Comments

The couple have been married for 27 years.

# bill-gates - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Lewis Hamilton says he was 'misinterpreted' over Bill Gates anti-vax post
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Lewis Hamilton says he was 'misinterpreted' over Bill Gates anti-vax post

Jul 28th 2020, 8:33 AM 6,506 Views 7 Comments

Hamilton shared a post on social media that accused Gates of lying about a coronavirus vaccine.

# bill-gates - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Bill Gates says he is 'optimistic' about battle against Covid-19
# Response
# Response

Bill Gates says he is 'optimistic' about battle against Covid-19

Jul 11th 2020, 3:57 PM 52,793 Views 91 Comments

The US billionaire said medicines and vaccines should be given to those most in need, not “highest bidders”.

# bill-gates - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Debunked: No, Anthony Fauci did not say a Covid-19 vaccine must be delivered to people without 'proper studies'
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, Anthony Fauci did not say a Covid-19 vaccine must be delivered to people without 'proper studies'

May 30th 2020, 9:00 PM 29,863 Views 77 Comments

Fauci has been falsely quoted on a number of social media posts.

# bill-gates - Friday 29 May, 2020

Debunked: No, Bill Gates didn't brief the CIA in 2005 about a vaccine to immunise religious fanatics
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, Bill Gates didn't brief the CIA in 2005 about a vaccine to immunise religious fanatics

May 29th 2020, 5:48 PM 76,155 Views 3 Comments

The hoax video shows a man who has a passing resemblance to Gates – but it’s a hoax.

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide

May 29th 2020, 3:26 PM 57,054 Views 86 Comments

The false message being shared on Facebook claims they are due to appear before a human rights tribunal next week.

# bill-gates - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Debunked: No, Italy does not want to charge Bill Gates with crimes against humanity
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, Italy does not want to charge Bill Gates with crimes against humanity

May 27th 2020, 11:35 AM 23,139 Views 108 Comments

The claim has its origins in a speech made by Sara Cunial, a member of the Italian Parliament.

# bill-gates - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Debunked: No, researchers did not 'invent' the coronavirus in 2015
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, researchers did not 'invent' the coronavirus in 2015

Apr 30th 2020, 12:58 PM 5,587 Views 4 Comments

Posts speculating about the origin of the virus have been widely shared in recent weeks.

# bill-gates - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Bill Gates quits Microsoft board to spend more time on philanthropy
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Bill Gates quits Microsoft board to spend more time on philanthropy

Mar 14th 2020, 12:22 PM 24,960 Views 58 Comments

He started the company with Paul Allen in 1975.

# bill-gates - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Bill Gates brings jar of human waste on stage to make point about lack of toilets in developing world
# Sanitation
# Sanitation

Bill Gates brings jar of human waste on stage to make point about lack of toilets in developing world

Nov 6th 2018, 7:42 AM 15,883 Views 29 Comments

Gates has previously used shock tactics to draw attention to his disease-battling efforts.

# bill-gates - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Ellen DeGeneres asked Bill Gates to guess the price of everyday products and it's painful to watch
# Bill Gates
From The Daily Edge
# Bill Gates

Ellen DeGeneres asked Bill Gates to guess the price of everyday products and it's painful to watch

Feb 25th 2018, 2:09 PM 24,201 Views 2 Comments

Unsurprisingly, he is quite out of touch.

# bill-gates - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now the world's richest person
# Prime Position
# Prime Position

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now the world's richest person

Jul 27th 2017, 5:53 PM 27,843 Views 49 Comments

The entrepreneur leapfrogged Microsoft’s Bill Gates, who’s been at the top spot for the past four years.

# bill-gates - Saturday 13 August, 2016

The 20 most common hobbies of the richest people in the world
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

The 20 most common hobbies of the richest people in the world

Aug 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 56,017 Views 41 Comments

Who doesn’t like collecting cars and football teams?

# bill-gates - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Bill Gates never attended any of the classes he signed up for at Harvard - but got A's anyway
# Genius
# Genius

Bill Gates never attended any of the classes he signed up for at Harvard - but got A's anyway

Mar 9th 2016, 5:01 PM 24,593 Views 30 Comments

Apart from that one course in organic chemistry.

# bill-gates - Saturday 5 March, 2016

The rise of Bill Gates, from Harvard dropout to richest man in the world
# Microsoft Landing
# Microsoft Landing

The rise of Bill Gates, from Harvard dropout to richest man in the world

Mar 5th 2016, 11:15 AM 19,675 Views 33 Comments

He’s worth about €80 billion.

# bill-gates - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Now Bill Gates is taking the FBI's side in its stand-off against Apple
# Taking Sides
# Taking Sides

Now Bill Gates is taking the FBI's side in its stand-off against Apple

Feb 23rd 2016, 10:12 AM 11,576 Views 46 Comments

The co-founder of Microsoft says Apple should comply with the order as it’s a specific case.

# bill-gates - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Bill Gates is betting on a test that could change cancer treatment
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

Bill Gates is betting on a test that could change cancer treatment

Jan 24th 2016, 11:15 AM 24,292 Views 27 Comments

“We must diagnose cancer earlier.”

# bill-gates - Friday 1 January, 2016

Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world
# Follow My Lead
# Follow My Lead

Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world

Jan 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 29,043 Views 36 Comments

“There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.”

# bill-gates - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Bill Gates is helping to turn poo into drinking water - and even drank some himself
# Waste Not Want Not
# Waste Not Want Not

Bill Gates is helping to turn poo into drinking water - and even drank some himself

Aug 13th 2015, 8:48 PM 11,819 Views 41 Comments

Like a science-pioneering, life-saving magician.

# bill-gates - Monday 4 May, 2015

Bill Gates's architect has dreamed up another utopia with this Pacific paradise
# Pacific Property Porn
# Pacific Property Porn

Bill Gates's architect has dreamed up another utopia with this Pacific paradise

May 4th 2015, 5:30 PM 32,391 Views 22 Comments

Prepare to drool.

# bill-gates - Friday 27 March, 2015

These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin' rich
# Minted
# Minted

These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin' rich

Mar 27th 2015, 11:03 AM 52,551 Views 80 Comments

And first on the list is ‘don’t do a degree’ – just like 32% of the top 100 richest people in the world who have no third level education whatsoever.

# bill-gates - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Here are some of the top business books to read in 2015
# Must Reads
# Must Reads

Here are some of the top business books to read in 2015

Jan 4th 2015, 11:30 AM 14,574 Views 6 Comments

Pick up some inspiration from some of these…

# bill-gates - Thursday 20 November, 2014

One of the most extraordinary (and decadent) houses in the US is on sale for $85 million...
# Through The Keyhole
# Through The Keyhole

One of the most extraordinary (and decadent) houses in the US is on sale for $85 million...

Nov 20th 2014, 10:11 AM 3,887 Views 1 Comment

Let’s have a nose around.

# bill-gates - Friday 15 August, 2014

Bill Gates accepts Mark Zuckerberg's ice-bucket challenge with delightfully nerdy results
# Open The Flood Gates
From The Daily Edge
# Open The Flood Gates

Bill Gates accepts Mark Zuckerberg's ice-bucket challenge with delightfully nerdy results

Aug 15th 2014, 8:41 PM 7,641 Views 5 Comments

Yay, he did it!

# bill-gates - Monday 4 August, 2014

This is how drastically your Windows computer has changed over the years
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

This is how drastically your Windows computer has changed over the years

Aug 4th 2014, 11:00 AM 23,831 Views 83 Comments

It’s now safe to turn off your computer.

# bill-gates - Saturday 3 May, 2014

The deadliest creature on the planet? It's not even close
# Disease
# Disease

The deadliest creature on the planet? It's not even close

May 3rd 2014, 4:30 PM 32,046 Views 37 Comments

Humans? Pretty deadly. Lions? Not even in the top 10.

# bill-gates - Monday 17 March, 2014

Bill Gates: People don't realise how many jobs will soon be lost to computers
# Change
# Change

Bill Gates: People don't realise how many jobs will soon be lost to computers

Mar 17th 2014, 10:30 AM 25,677 Views 100 Comments

Many jobs will replaced by software automation, or ‘bots’.

# bill-gates - Saturday 25 January, 2014

It only took 79 seconds for this guy to beat Bill Gates at chess
# Grandmaster Flash
From The Daily Edge
# Grandmaster Flash

It only took 79 seconds for this guy to beat Bill Gates at chess

Jan 25th 2014, 1:45 PM 1,896 Views 2 Comments

He’s the world’s best chess player, and he’s only 23.

# bill-gates - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

"By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world" - Bill Gates
# World Poverty
# World Poverty

"By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world" - Bill Gates

Jan 22nd 2014, 5:16 PM 12,207 Views 82 Comments

The entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist today released an annual letter, aimed at tackling what he called “the three myths” about poverty.

# bill-gates - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Bill Gates did a Secret Santa with someone on the internet
# Ah Thanks Bill
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Thanks Bill

Bill Gates did a Secret Santa with someone on the internet

Dec 19th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,082 Views 2 Comments

He gave her a stuffed cow. Sound?

# bill-gates - Friday 6 December, 2013

"He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves": The world reacts to Mandela's death
# Madiba
# Madiba

"He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves": The world reacts to Mandela's death

Dec 6th 2013, 1:24 AM 5,333 Views 24 Comments

From Obama, Clinton and Ban Ki-moon to Bill Gates, Bono and Pelé — figures from around the world have been paying tribute…

# bill-gates - Friday 27 September, 2013

Bill Gates says CTRL-ALT-DELETE was a mistake
# Login
From The Daily Edge
# Login

Bill Gates says CTRL-ALT-DELETE was a mistake

Sep 27th 2013, 12:19 PM 25,770 Views 44 Comments

Did you try turning it off and turning it back on again?

# bill-gates - Sunday 11 August, 2013

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it
# Private Spaceships
# Private Spaceships

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it

Aug 11th 2013, 9:15 AM 6,489 Views 26 Comments

Whether for personal dreams of adventure or for profit, these companies are doing the engineering and basic science needed to get humans into space.

# bill-gates - Sunday 28 April, 2013

# bill-gates - Sunday 31 March, 2013

"These are the countries where I'm the least known" - Bill Gates visits Ghana
# Philanthropy
# Philanthropy

"These are the countries where I'm the least known" - Bill Gates visits Ghana

Mar 31st 2013, 8:30 AM 8,618 Views 32 Comments

The foundation set up by Bill Gates has been on a high-profile campaign to improve health in poor countries.

# bill-gates - Monday 4 February, 2013

Column: Eyes on Ireland to defend the EU aid budget
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Eyes on Ireland to defend the EU aid budget

Feb 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 12 Views 32 Comments

Bill Gates was right to highlight global poverty with Enda Kenny during his recent visit to Dublin – because Ireland is the country charged with brokering an agreement on overseas aid, writes Hans Zomer.

# bill-gates - Sunday 27 January, 2013

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people
# Meet And Greet
# Meet And Greet

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people

Jan 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 15,846 Views 67 Comments

Our leader meets a lot of people and there are plenty of them who are pretty famous….

# bill-gates - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

In pictures: Bill Gates meets Irish leaders
# Bill Gates
# Bill Gates

In pictures: Bill Gates meets Irish leaders

Jan 23rd 2013, 12:48 PM 8,122 Views 33 Comments

The billionaire Microsoft founder was visiting to discuss development aid priorities for Ireland’s EU Presidency.

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