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Forbes' tech billionaires list shows rich got richer, with Gates at No. 1

Bill Gates has added $3 billion to his net worth, cementing his position as the world's richest tech billionaire -- and once again as the richest person in the world.

By March 2, 2015

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The 404 Show 1,579: Leave Toy Story alone! Singles' Day, Mark Cuban on being a billionaire (podcast)

Iyaz is back today to discuss the new Toy Story controversy, the Chinese phenomenon on Singles' Day and why Mark Cuban's billionaire comments have us undecided on whether or not we like the guy.

By November 10, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,579: Leave Toy Story alone! Singles' Day, Mark Cuban on being a billionaire (podcast)

Iyaz is back today to discuss the new Toy Story controversy, the Chinese phenomenon on Singles' Day and why Mark Cuban's billionaire comments have us undecided on whether or not we like the guy.

By November 10, 2014

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NASA balks at billionaire's request for Mars mission aid

First "space tourist" Dennis Tito asks agency to chip in with some new rockets and cash for a 2017 manned mission. NASA says thanks, but no thanks.

By November 21, 2013

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'First billionaire in hip-hop' Dre boasts of Apple-Beats deal on Facebook

Appearing to confirm rumours of a $3.2 billion Apple buyout, Beats co-founder says Forbes' rich list has changed "in a big way".

By May 9, 2014

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Play that funky music, second missed SpaceX landing

For the second time, SpaceX didn't quite manage to land a Falcon 9 rocket after it visited the ISS Tuesday, but the effort did yield a cool Vine and super-geeky satirical music video.

By April 15, 2015

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Facebook's Zuckerberg muses on Net neutrality, defends Internet.org

In his latest public question-and-answer session, the social networking giant's CEO discusses public policy, Internet expansion and other topics.

By April 14, 2015

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Qualcomm feels investor pressure to spin off chip business

Activist investor Jana Partners has asked the chipmaker to divide its chip and patent licensing businesses in hopes of boosting Qualcomm's sagging share prices.

By April 13, 2015

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Elon Musk teases 'major' Tesla news -- but it's 'not a car'

A tweet from Tesla's chief signals that an unveiling at the end of April will bring the company's first foray beyond automobiles.

By March 30, 2015

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Apple's Tim Cook plans to donate his wealth to charity

Joining the ranks of big donors like Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the Apple CEO says he intends to become a major philanthropist.

By March 26, 2015