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Bill Gates is Giving Away His Favorite Book on Positivity to College Grads For Free

Bill Gates values optimism just as much as we do – which is why he's giving away this book to American college grads for free.

Bill Gates Announces $1Bil Fund for New Technology Geared Toward Climate Change

The legendary tech billionaire do-gooder – along with several other CEOs – have created a groundbreaking new fund to help combat climate change.

Bill Gates Launches Campaign to Donate Chickens to Poor Families in Africa

Bill Gates did something pretty cool to improve the lives of 100,000 families living on $2 a day. “It’s pretty clear to me that just...

Bill Gates Celebrates Good News of 2014 in World Health

In his year-end newsletter Bill Gates wants to celebrate some of the good news hidden in this turbulent year. Millions of dollars in grants...

Bill Gates Touts Power Of Optimism in Touching Commencement Speech

In a June commencement address at Stanford University, Bill and Melinda Gates explained the power of optimism, which is at the root of the...
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Bill Gates Turns Out to be Reddit User’s Secret Santa

While everyone knows the best part of a Secret Santa gift exchange is finding out the identity of the gift giver, a Reddit user...
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World’s Wealthiest Men Join Bill Gates to Raise $4 Billion To End Polio

At the Global Vaccine Summit in Abu Dhabi late last week, the world’s two richest men made a bit of philanthropic history. Carlos Slim...
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Bill Gates Funds Futuristic Toilets: No Piped Water, Sewer or Electricity Needed

Poop in, clean water out. Bill Gates has invested more than three million dollars on behalf of the 2.6 billion people around the world...
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Bill Gates Funds Human Waste-To-Biofuel Project

Columbia University engineers were awarded $1.5 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for their project to develop a revolutionary new model that...

Bill Gates’ Favorite Teacher

Sal Khan, you can count Bill Gates as your newest fan. Gates is a voracious consumer of online education. This past spring a colleague...

Odd Science Projects Get $100K From Bill Gates

Can tomatoes be taught to make antiviral drugs for people who eat them? Would zapping your skin with a laser make your...
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Warren Buffett Gives $1.5 Billion in Stock to Gates Foundation

Investor Warren Buffett gave a gift of Berkshire Hathaway stock to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation worth about $1.5 billion (19.34 million shares),...
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Gates and Buffett Are Pushing Billionaires to Give Away Wealth

Investor Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates announced on Wednesday that they have met with the top billionaire in the country asking them...

Gates Foundation Gives $1.5 Billion for Women’s Health

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $1.5 billion on Monday in a joint push with the United Nations to improve the health of...

Gates Foundation Pledges $10 Billion For Vaccines in Developing Countries

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $10 billion over the next ten years to help research, develop and deliver vaccines for the world’s...

Billionaire Co-Founder of Home Depot is Giving Away 80% of his Wealth to Charity

The Home Depot Co-founder Bernie Marcus has pledged to give most of his wealth to charity—hopefully before the 90-year-old dies.

In What May Be its Largest Ever Gift to Charity, Businessman in India Donates $7.5 Billion

After accounting for the bulk of India's major charitable donations last year, the nation's second-richest person is now donating billions more.

CEO Becomes First Crypto Billionaire to Pledge Bulk of His Wealth Towards the Greater Good

“Once a certain level of wealth is reached, there is little additional utility from spending more on yourself,” said the 35-year-old CEO.

Farmer Son of Warren Buffett is Using Dad’s Billions to Help Feed the World

Even though he was the son of one of the world’s richest men, Howard Buffett struggling throughout his life to become a successful farmer....

Chinese Billionaire Donates $2Bil to Education, Health and Environment

His company may sound like it was named after a dime, but the founder of Tencent is a Chinese billionaire who has just donated...