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#Bill Gates

# bill-gates - This year 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 34,762 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 - Last year 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 58,567 Views 32 Comments

The couple have been married for 27 years.

# bill-gates - All time

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 6,513 Views 7 Comments

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

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 52,803 Views 91 Comments

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

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 29,884 Views 77 Comments

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

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 76,449 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 57,311 Views 86 Comments

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

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 23,163 Views 108 Comments

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

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 5,619 Views 4 Comments

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

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 24,969 Views 58 Comments

He started the company with Paul Allen in 1975.

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 15,890 Views 29 Comments

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

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 24,210 Views 2 Comments

Unsurprisingly, he is quite out of touch.

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 27,859 Views 53 Comments

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

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 56,094 Views 41 Comments

Who doesn’t like collecting cars and football teams?

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 24,605 Views 30 Comments

Apart from that one course in organic chemistry.

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 19,696 Views 33 Comments

He’s worth about €80 billion.

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 11,582 Views 46 Comments

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

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 24,301 Views 27 Comments

“We must diagnose cancer earlier.”

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 29,048 Views 36 Comments

“There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.”

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 11,830 Views 41 Comments

Like a science-pioneering, life-saving magician.

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 32,405 Views 22 Comments

Prepare to drool.

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 52,633 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.

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 14,582 Views 6 Comments

Pick up some inspiration from some of these…

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 3,900 Views 1 Comment

Let’s have a nose around.

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 7,651 Views 5 Comments

Yay, he did it!

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 23,850 Views 83 Comments

It’s now safe to turn off your computer.

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 32,054 Views 37 Comments

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

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 25,768 Views 100 Comments

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

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 1,908 Views 2 Comments

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

"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 12,221 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 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 6,091 Views 2 Comments

He gave her a stuffed cow. Sound?

"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 5,339 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 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 25,785 Views 44 Comments

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

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 6,497 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.

"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 8,662 Views 32 Comments

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

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 19 Views 31 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.

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 15,866 Views 67 Comments

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

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

In pictures: Bill Gates meets Irish leaders

Jan 23rd 2013, 12:48 PM 8,161 Views 33 Comments

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

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