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Bill Gates hopeful of AIDS vaccine in 10 years
Bill Gates hopeful of AIDS vaccine in 10 years

Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, who spends millions of dollars on AIDS drug development, said he hoped for a vaccine against the disease within the next decade as a cure remains far off.

Bill Gates hopeful of AIDS vaccine in 10 years
Gates calls for 'germ games' instead of war games
Gates calls for 'germ games' instead of war games

Bill Gates opened a mock Ebola field hospital at the prestigious TED Conference as part of a call to be battle-ready for a deadly global epidemic.

Gates calls for 'germ games' instead of war games
Gates Foundation grants go to 'rich nation NGOs'
Gates Foundation grants go to 'rich nation NGOs'

The bulk of the roughly 3 billion dollars given by the Gates Foundation to foster agriculture in poor countries has been given to aid groups based in rich nations.

Gates Foundation grants go to 'rich nation NGOs'
Microsoft technology advisor Bill Gates. ©REUTERS
Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases

US philanthropist Bill Gates announced he will donate over $500 million to fight malaria and other infectious diseases in the developing world.

Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases
Bill Gates. ©Reuters/Rick Wilking
Billionaire trio unite for US immigration reform

Three of the world's richest men -- Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson -- put aside their political differences to unite in scathing condemnation of US lawmakers' failure to implement immigration reform.

Billionaire trio unite for US immigration reform
Microsoft founder Bill Gates. ©Reuters/Denis Balibouse
World's richest man would still pick up a $100 bill

The world's wealthiest man Bill Gates would still pick up a $100 bill on the street, but he has no tips about how to get by on less than $100,000 a year.

World's richest man would still pick up a $100 bill
Gates shifts role at Microsoft, new CEO named
Gates shifts role at Microsoft, new CEO named

Microsoft rebooted itself for a mobile future Tuesday, naming Indian-born Satya Nadella as its chief executive while founder Bill Gates sheds his title of chairman for a more hands-on role.

Gates shifts role at Microsoft, new CEO named
Satya Nadella. Photo courtesy of businessweek.com
Microsoft nears CEO choice, mulls Gates role

Microsoft is nearing a decision on its new chief executive, with Indian-born insider Satya Nadella the leading candidate, US media reported Friday.

Microsoft nears CEO choice, mulls Gates role
Gates says world must push to finally eradicate polio
Gates says world must push to finally eradicate polio

Bill Gates said Tuesday that the world must commit to wiping out the remaining cases of polio and finally eradicate the disease despite squeezed aid budgets and violence plaguing vaccination efforts.

Gates says world must push to finally eradicate polio
Gates urges polio eradication by 2018
Gates urges polio eradication by 2018

Microsoft founder Bill Gates said the battle to eradicate polio was one of the toughest the world has faced, but said it could be conquered by 2018.

Gates urges polio eradication by 2018
Bill Gates. Photo courtesy of iosjailbreaker.com
Bill Gates still richest person in US, says Forbes

Bill Gates remains the richest person in the United States with a fortune of $66 billion in 2012, up 10 percent from last year.

Bill Gates still richest person in US, says Forbes
Bill Gates kicks off search for toilet of the future
Bill Gates kicks off search for toilet of the future

Microsoft co-founder turned global philanthropist Bill Gates on Tuesday launched a search for a new toilet better suited to developing countries.

Bill Gates kicks off search for toilet of the future
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