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Bill and Melinda Gates top Forbes list as most philanthropic Americans

The co-founder of Microsoft and his wife donated $2.65 billion last year in an effort to combat deadly diseases around the world.

By October 4, 2014


Bill and Melinda Gates keep a straight face, while trying to be funny

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder and his wife help a good cause, Red Nose Day, by keeping cool while all around them is TV drama.

By May 24, 2015


Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

By August 27, 2014


Melinda Gates says family has no interest in Apple Watch

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder's wife says that she is not swayed by the Apple Watch. Her family only uses Microsoft products.

By March 12, 2015


Microsoft at 40: Read Bill Gates' anniversary email to employees

The world's largest software maker hits a milestone Saturday. Read its co-founder and former CEO's letter to employees asking them to remember the transformative properties of technology.

By April 3, 2015


Here's what Bill Gates thinks it means to be human

In a video for the Big History Project video contest, Gates shares his insights on how humanity is unique from all other life on Earth.

By June 9, 2015


Bill Gates is worried about artificial intelligence too

Microsoft's co-founder and former CEO is the latest luminary from the world of technology and science to warn against the threat of smart machines.

By January 28, 2015


Bill Gates explains how studying dinosaurs can save children's lives

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder says research by his friend Nathan Myhrvold has shown that studying dinosaur bones gives insights into the fight against malnutrition.

By March 3, 2015


Steve Jobs and Bill Gates battle in new National Geographic series

The TV channel is launching a show called "American Genius" that's about bitter rivalries, including the Wright Brothers vs. Curtiss, Colt vs. Wesson and Oppenheimer vs. Heisenberg.

By May 26, 2015


Bill Gates tops Forbes list of 400 richest people in America

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg saw the biggest jump in wealth among all the people on the list, earning him the No. 11 spot.

By September 29, 2014