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# Bill Gates

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Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today
They’ll discuss EU budget and size of Emergency Aid Reserve and European Development Fund.
Bill Gates to meet with Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President tomorrow
The Microsoft founder and philanthropist is also reported to be meeting Bono on his visit to Ireland tomorrow.
20 quotes that reveal how Bill Gates became world’s richest man
In short: good grades, being a ‘businessman’ are less important than being ‘smart’, feeling the fear and listening to unhappy customers.
Bonjour Monsieur le Président: Bono (and Bill Gates) meet Francois Hollande
The three discussed poverty and development at a meeting at the Élysée Palace today.
FBI: US man stole Microsoft co-founder's identity
The soldier, who had been absent without leave from the army, managed to change the address on an account held by billionaire Paul Allen.
Five Irishmen make Forbes' billionaires list as Carlos Slim comes top... again
The Mexican telecom tycoon has topped the annual list of the world’s billionaires for the third year in a row.
Bill Gates to work with China over new nuclear reactor design
The 4G reactors would run on depleted uranium and take “safety to a new level”, according to the Microsoft billionaire.
Watch: 'lost interview' shows a young Steve Jobs
“Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview,” will be shown in US movie theatres later this month. We’ve dug out some of the footage…
The world's richest man lost €5.6 BILLION this week
It’s fine, though: Carlos Slim and his family are still worth €46.5bn – the equivalent of 4.5 per cent of Mexico’s total economic output.
Bill Gates in Beijing to highlight dangers of secondary smoke
Microsoft founder appears at conference in China to encourage nonsmokers to insist on having a smoke-free environment.
Microsoft co-founder lifts the lid on troubled relationship with Bill Gates
Paul Allen and Bill Gates founded one of the most recognisable names in the computer industry but their relationship was not a perfect one.
Bill Gates' wife completely bans Apple products from home
Now THAT’S brand loyalty. Melinda Gates says there’s no room for anything Apple in the house – even an iPod.
Microsoft shocked as Ray Ozzie walks out
The company’s Chief Software Architect – the man Bill Gates picked to replace himself – leaves and won’t be replaced.
Philanthropy: 40, Cynicism: 0
We lift the lid on the world’s biggest givers – the 40 American billionaires pledging to leave over half their fortunes to charity