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The Microsoft co-founder has an estimated net worth of $79.2 billion, according to Forbes Magazine. (Photo by TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill Gates Repeats At Top Of Forbes’ List Of Billionaires

The Microsoft co-founder has an estimated net worth of $79.2 billion, according to the magazine.

03/02/2015

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Gates Foundation Dumps McDonald’s

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has dumped about a billion dollars of McDonald’s shares from its portfolio.

02/18/2015

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Bill Gates: I Feel Stupid For Not Knowing Any Foreign Languages

Microsoft co-founder tells Internet forum he regrets never learning languages like French, Arabic or Chinese.

01/29/2015

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Bill Gates Dedicates New Building At Cornell University

Gates Hall will provide a base for 60 faculty members, as well as nearly 500 undergraduate and 350 graduate students.

CBS Seattle–10/03/2014

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Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Joins Ebola Fight

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.

CBS Seattle–09/12/2014

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Gates Foundation To Spend $50M On Ebola Response

The money will be used to purchase supplies and to develop vaccines, therapies and better diagnostic tools.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2014

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Bill Gates And Wife, Melinda, Donate $1 Million To Gun Initiative

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

CBS Seattle–08/25/2014

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Bill Gates: Eradicating Malaria Easier Than Fixing US Education System

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.

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

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. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Bill Gates-Backed ‘Super Bananas’ Begin Human Trials

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.

06/16/2014

Indian researcher is working on the next generation of condoms which will be thinner and biodegradable. (Getty Images)

Bill Gates Gives $100G To Dozens Of Scientists To Develop Next-Generation Condom

Indian scientist is working on extremely thin and biodegradable condoms.

06/04/2014

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