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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation bought 501,044 shares during the first quarter of 2020, according to a new SEC filing. Those shares initially saw a 15% fall in value but then rebounded by a full 25%.

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In what has likely been an extremely hard decision to take after being affiliated with the business for 44-years, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has officially stepped down from the company’s board.

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Bill Gates says that his company let a place in a $400 billion market slip through its fingers by allowing Google’s Android to be the only competition to the iPhone. Gates said that the lack of a competitive alternative from Microsoft was down to his own mismanagement of the situation and that it was his “greatest mistake.”

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In a new interview, Bill Gates said that “Apple’s an amazing company, and the multiple’s not gigantic.” Apparently backing Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett’s move to go big on Apple, Gates said that it is the best positioned tech company as far as profits are concerned.

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An impressive surge in Amazon stock has helped Amazon’s Jeff Bezos overtake Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates as the world’s richest man.

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A number of high profile names from the business world have already come out in support of Apple as the company fights against a federal court order to assist law enforcement in unlocking an iPhone involved in the San Bernardino shootings in California. Notably, current Google CEO Sundar Pichai offered his support to Apple, calling the move a “troubling precedent” if allowed to continue. Now, a couple of additional figure heads from the technology community have chimed in with an opinion, one in favor of Apple’s stance on the case, and one supporting the FBI’s position.

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Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates: what’s the difference between the two? Here’s your answer, according to Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

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Ever wondered what happens to all of that human waste you keep flushing away? While there’s a perfectly reasonable answer to that, bet you never thought it could be used for making clean drinking water did you? Well, Bill Gates will show you how..

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Bill Gates is rather infrequent with his commentary on the tech industry these days, and although he plays a more proactive role at Microsoft under the new guidance of the recently appointed CEO Satya Nadella, he doesn’t often speak out publicly. Given his status as one of the most influential figures in the business, though, his rare utterances often garner a fair amount of attention, and with rival Apple now preparing to launch Apple Pay, Gates has only praise for what the competition is doing for mobile payments on a large scale.

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The ALS challenge is something that we told you about earlier today when Apple’s VP of Worldwide Marketing took his ice cold water like a man and then nominated CEO Tim Cook to do the same. Well, meanwhile over on the other side of the PC war ex-Microsoft CEO and generally nice man Bill Gates has also been in on the act after Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg nominated him during his own dousing.

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The Microsoft co-founder, American business magnate and philanthropist – Bill Gates – has regained the title of the world’s richest man in Forbes magazine’s billionaire list. The list of the world’s wealthiest individuals is published on an annual basis by Forbes and includes individuals like Warren Buffet, Charles Koch and Larry Ellison of Oracle fame. After falling down the ranks in recent years, Gates has managed to climb back to the top of the wealthy charts after a 4 year hiatus.

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Christmas is a great time of year for tradition. We all have our little foibles and the chances are that our families have their own little ways of doing things around Christmas. One custom that has become quite large around the world over the last few years is the idea of the Secret Santa.

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