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LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015

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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

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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

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Marvel's Contest of Champions leaps from video game to comic book

The venerable comic book maker has inspired movies, television shows and video games. Now, for the first time, the trend is working in reverse.

By June 29, 2015

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AT&T's two-day deal beckons with $200 bill credit

The carrier dangles a promotion to new and existing customers who purchase a new smartphone on an AT&T Next plan.

By June 29, 2015

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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