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Bill Gates talks tech with Rolling Stone

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Microsoft founder Bill Gates dropped a few tech tidbits, including that Microsoft "was willing to buy" WhatsApp. He's also no Edward Snowden fan (no surprise).

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Bill Gates' best AMA answers on Reddit (pictures)

The Microsoft founder answers questions on education, the NSA, and expensive guilty pleasures.

22 Images By Feb. 10, 2014

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Bill Gates predicts no poor countries by 2035

In his foundation's annual letter, Gates says it's a myth that poorer countries cannot become wealthier.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Bill Gates plays Secret Santa to Reddit user

One lucky Redditor received a travel book, a stuffed cow, and a donation in her name to a charity, though the Microsoft chairman decided against the iPad on her wishlist.

By Dec. 19, 2013

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Bill Gates reclaims 'world's richest person' title with $76B

For the first time in four years, Microsoft's chairman beats out telecom mogul Carlos Slim. Other tech execs grace the list this year, including Ellison, Page, Bezos, Zuckerberg, and some newcomers.

By Mar. 3, 2014

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Zuckerberg, Gates lead funding round for education not-for-profit

The organization, EducationSuperHighway, steers schools toward speedier, more secure broadband connections.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Why Mark Zuckerberg's future points to Bill Gates' past

Different eras and different technologies, but both moguls share a common trait when it comes to pursuing their enlightened self interest.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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Bill Gates' next project: condoms for the developing world

Gates has granted Manchester University £62,000 to research making condoms out of a new material.

By Nov. 23, 2013

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As Microsoft CEO rumors swirl, consider the Bill Gates factor

Bill Gates might take on more of an active role at Microsoft under the next CEO -- is that reality or merely image? ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley votes the latter.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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Bill Gates: I assume my phone's not being tapped

In some fascinating comments about privacy and security, the Microsoft co-founder admits that he does use e-mail to send confidential messages. And he expects a level of security from his gadgets.

By Jan. 23, 2014