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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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Bill Gates No Longer Microsoft’s Largest Individual Shareholder

Gates is no longer Microsoft’s largest individual shareholder, and in four years his ownership stake in the company he founded will likely vanish.

CBS Seattle–05/05/2014

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Microsoft Opening First US Innovation Center

Microsoft is opening a state-of-the-art training facility in Miami, its first within the United States, the company announced Friday

CBS Seattle–05/02/2014

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Microsoft Warns Of Major Security Gap In Internet Explorer

Microsoft says a security gap in Internet Explorer could allow an attacker to take complete control of a computer if the user clicks on a malicious link

CBS Seattle–04/28/2014

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