No matter what problems you care about—environment, schools, nutrition, social unrest—Bill says they’re insoluble at 3% per year population growth rate. “There will be no trees, animals, jobs, schools,” Bill says. “Nobody... Read More | Share
25 years after Windows 1.0 was launched, the multi-coloured flag logo flies hundreds of millions of times a day when the world logs on. Indeed, although Microsoft delivered it a year later than promised and it received a lukewarm response when it... Read More | Share
For an organisation that is sitting on an endowment of $36.4bn, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation presents a modest face to the public. It is the richest private foundation in the world, with ambitions to save millions of lives, to eradicate... Read More | Share
Bill Gates would still be the richest man in the world, if he didn’t keep giving his money away. Now, after donating $28bn to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – which funds health, development and educational causes – he is down to his... Read More | Share
1955 William Henry Gates III born in Seattle, Washington. His mother is a schoolteacher, his father a lawyer. The middle of three children, he has an older and young sister.
1968 Enrols at the private Lakeside School. His programming abilities earn... Read More | Share
Forbes released a list of the most powerful people in the world, with Bill Gates being the only tech head making the top 10.
The former Microsoft head made the list for his acts of philanthropy, convincing 40 of the world’s wealthiest people to... Read More | Share