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Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Says Android Crushes Apple - via an iPhone App
Bill Gates let on that he preferred phones running the Android operating system to Apple's iOS because they often came pre-installed with software from Microsoft, the Big Tech giant he founded back in 1975.
Covid: How this Indian firm is vaccinating the world
As pharmaceutical giants ramp-up production in the race to vaccinate the world, one firm has shot into the lead.
Bill Gates Reveals Why He's Not Investing in Bitcoin
Launched in early 2009, the blockchain-based cryptocurrency is now considered the world's biggest by market capitalisation and the amount of data stored on its blockchain.
Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Janet Yellen are sending bitcoin tumbling
Bitcoin's roller coaster ride continues. The top cryptocurrency surged to a new all-time high above $58,000 on Sunday but fell to just above $46,000 in early trading Tuesday morning.
Bill Gates: Failure to achieve zero net emissions by 2050 will cause migration worse than Syrian crisis
Microsoft co-founder says he is offsetting his carbon emissions
Bill Gates Says He Would Eagerly Get Rid of Cryptocurrency
The Microsoft co-founder has never had any illusions about digital money, having previously expressed concern about it being decentralised and thus poorly protected against illicit financial schemes. However, he recently didn’t fully rul...
Bill Gates says getting to zero emissions will be 'best thing we've ever done'
He's the co-founder of Microsoft, became a billionaire philanthropist focused on poverty and health, and now he's turning his attention to saving the planet.
Bill Gates: Solving Covid easy compared with climate
Fifty-one billion and zero - the two numbers Bill Gates says you need to know about climate.
Suggested Washington State Wealth Tax Would Have Jeff Bezos Owe $2Bln a Year
The state of Washington recently proposed a wealth tax that would oblige those with over $1 billion to pay 1 percent. According to those behind the bill, the wealth tax would combat inequality in the state's tax laws.
I Asked Bill Gates What's The Next Crisis?
I got the chance to interview Bill Gates so I asked him: Will Covid-19 be the last pandemic? How does he deal with misinformation and conspiracy theories? And what is the next disaster?
Bill Gates: Pandemic conspiracies ‘crazy and evil,’ entire world can be vaccinated by 2022
Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist Bill Gates says he has been taken aback by the volume of "crazy" and "evil" conspiracy theories about him spreading on social media during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bill Gates receives Covid-19 vaccine two days after Biden sworn in despite questioning if FDA can be trusted with jab under Trump
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine after putting millions into development and distribution, but most used the moment to bring up numerous conspiracy theories that center on the man.
Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of farmland, making him America's biggest private-farmland owner, according to a new report
Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and fourth-richest person in the world, owns farmland in 18 US states from Washington to Florida.
Bitcoin soars past $33,000, its highest ever
Bitcoin has been flirting with the $30,000 mark for weeks, and finally passed that record-setting level Saturday. The virtual currency is now valued at above $33,000, an all-time high.
Tech's top seven companies added $3.4 trillion in value in 2020
Big Tech got much bigger in 2020, and Tesla joined the pack of mega-cap tech stocks after climbing ninefold.
10 positive takeaways from 2020 as the year draws to a close
As 2020 draws to a close, many of us will be thankful to bid farewell to a year like no other, one fraught with fear, sadness and challenges.
President Trump is most admired man in 2020, Gallup poll reveals
President Trump tops the list of the most admired man for 2020, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday.
Conspiracy theories run wild on Amazon
The e-commerce giant has become a hotbed for COVID-19 and QAnon disinformation.
If Covid-19 vaccines cause side-effects, who pays: makers or governments?
Some countries have enacted laws to clarify who is liable when vaccines cause adverse effects, but the pandemic poses a greater challenge.
Tapper asks Gates when he thinks we'll be back to 'normal.' Hear his response
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, whose foundation has been part of the effort to develop and deliver Covid-19 vaccines, said the presidential transition is "complicating" efforts to distribute one.
Melinda Gates: Vaccine 'disinformation can equal death'
Melinda Gates says it's "so discouraging to see so much disinformation spread out there." She tells CNN's Poppy Harlow that tech companies have a responsibility to do more to take down false claims.
Covid-19 spurs national plans to give citizens digital identities
MOSIP, an open-source platform developed in India, will be central to many of those efforts
Income tax returns (ITR) filing: 2nd richest man in the world to move to new state over ITR
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is planning to leave California and move to Texas that has no state income tax, a move that could save him billions of dollars, the media reported. , Get more Personal Finance N...
Fake News, Misinformation Threaten Covid-19 Vaccination Plan: WHO
"The coronavirus disease is the first pandemic in history in which technology and social media are being used on a massive scale to keep people safe, informed, productive and connected," the WHO said.
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