He's now worth $110 billion.
Gates had said he didn't think Warren would want to meet with someone as rich as he is.
Their ties come up again in a detailed New York Times story published Saturday that says the two met many times. Gates says Epstein misrepresented the nature of those meetings.
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It's better to regulate them, he says.
Microsoft co-founder denies having a business relationship or friendship with the late financier and convicted sex offender.
The three-part series Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates is helmed by the director of An Inconvenient Truth.
Gates calls himself a "minor wizard," not nearly as powerful at influencing people as Apple's co-founder.
Microsoft's co-founder said his company missed out on $400 billion after letting Google create the "standard non-Apple phone platform."
Plus, the US steps up efforts to scrub telecom networks of Huawei gear and a Senate bill would force big tech to disclose how much your data is worth.
Bill and Warren's Excellent DQ Adventure is the surprise, heart-warming buddy-flick of the summer.
"None of them are what most people think of as a light read," Gates said of his book recommendations.
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