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TED conference: Gates, Gore, robot wars

The premiere and exclusive gathering of visionaries and luminaries included Al Gore's not-so-surprising admonishment of the coal industry and Bill Gates' quite surprising release of bugs.

By February 5, 2009

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Gates spreads malaria message with mosquitoes

Microsoft's co-founder releases the insects at the elite TED Conference to draw attention to the plight of those affected by the disease.

By February 4, 2009

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Gates: Economy makes work harder, not different

On a conference call with the media, the Microsoft chairman and philanthropist talks about the extent and impact of the global economic crisis.

By January 26, 2009

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Gates Foundation to up spending despite recession

In a letter, Bill Gates says his foundation's assets declined by a fifth in 2008, but the group will increase its spending this year to $3.8 billion.

By January 26, 2009

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Bill Gates' new venture: A think tank?

A new tech site from former Seattle P-I reporter Todd Bishop has the scoop on BGC3, Gates' latest endeavor. Its trademark application covers "think tank services."

By October 22, 2008

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What good are Steve Jobs and Bill Gates without Josh Silver?

The retired professor of physics has created self-adjustable glasses so that the world's poor can actually see clearly for the first time.

By December 24, 2008

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Gates Foundation donates to health, connectivity

A total of nearly $14 million in donations was announced on Thursday, split about evenly between a U.S. broadband initiative and disease control in Africa.

By December 18, 2008

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Gates Foundation hands out prizes for health ideas

More than 100 prize winners were selected for their proposals on how to best transform health care.

By October 22, 2008

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Gates-Seinfeld shtick more viral than 'I'm a PC'

The two Gates-Seinfeld commercials have enjoyed 4.3 million more viral-video views than Microsoft's replacement "I'm a PC" campaign, according to Visible Measures.

By October 4, 2008

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Marking Gates' last day--with videos

To mark Bill Gates' last day as a full-time employee of Microsoft, we'll have plenty of coverage all day. First up, videos from over the years.

By June 27, 2008