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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 March 3, 2014

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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

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Bill Gates crowned world's richest person, once again

The Microsoft co-founder unseats telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim for the first time in four years.

By May 16, 2013

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Bill Gates still world's second richest person

Microsoft's co-founder was once again topped by Mexican businessman Carlos Slim Helu, according to Forbes' list of the world's billionaires.

By March 4, 2013

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Intel tech brings us closer to the world of 'Minority Report'

Chipmaker's Real Sense 3D tech enables gesture controls, smarter drones and a jacket that can help the visually impaired.

By January 6, 2015

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Experience the world from a third-person perspective

A rig for the Oculus Rift VR headset lets you view the world in real-time as though you're experiencing your own life in third-person.

By June 30, 2014

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Goodbye world, hello personal isolation pod

Time out! This futuristic-looking isolation chamber is perfect for things like chilling out and boozing up. Just the thing to get some quality alone time.

By June 18, 2014

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Building turned into the world's biggest game of Mastermind

A building in Sweden has been turned into a giant version of code-breaking board game Mastermind that anyone can play using a web interface.

By October 12, 2014

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Lab-grown human muscle is a medical breakthrough

Researchers at Duke University have grown the first ever human muscle in a lab that contracts just like naturally grown tissue.

By January 13, 2015

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A massive success: 10 years of World of Warcraft (Q&A)

Can a game really offer something for everyone? With the latest expansion about to launch, WoW lead game designer Ion Hazzikostas discusses the history and the future of the game.

By October 29, 2014