The Microsoft co-founder has an estimated net worth of $79.2 billion, according to the magazine.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has dumped about a billion dollars of McDonald’s shares from its portfolio.
Microsoft co-founder tells Internet forum he regrets never learning languages like French, Arabic or Chinese.
Gates Hall will provide a base for 60 faculty members, as well as nearly 500 undergraduate and 350 graduate students.
Allen’s donation Thursday to the CDC Foundation will be used to build and equip emergency operations centers and train staff in the three most affected countries.
The money will be used to purchase supplies and to develop vaccines, therapies and better diagnostic tools.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, have donated $1 million to a Washington state campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun sales, bringing the total amount the campaign has brought in up to nearly $6 million
Gates talked about his foundation’s work improving and distributing vaccines across the world. But he says making advances in education is the foundation’s hardest challenge.
Genetically engineered super bananas are scheduled to begin human trials in the U.S. with the aim of soon sending the vitamin A-enriched and Bill Gates-backed fruits to improve the health of millions of Africans.
Indian scientist is working on extremely thin and biodegradable condoms.