Gov. Terry Branstad joined with local officials to announce Microsoft’s so-called “Project Alluvion,” which is expected to total more than $1.1 billion and create more than 80 full-time jobs.
Bill Gates’ kids will have to settle just being millionaires instead of billionaires.
Microsoft Corp. has appointed Mason Morfit, the president of activist investment firm ValueAct Capital, to its board of directors.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were the most generous American philanthropists in 2013, with a donation of 18 million shares of Facebook stock, valued at more than $970 million, to a Silicon Valley nonprofit in December.
Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company’s small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is also leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser.
Cloud and enterprise president Satya Nadella has emerged as the front-runner.
Microsoft founder says he’s confident his private phone calls are not tapped.
Christmas came early for one Reddit user who, as fate would have it, was presented with a gift from multi-millionaire Bill Gates through the website’s “Secret Santa.”
Billionaire Warren Buffett says there’s no chance his friend Bill Gates will return to lead Microsoft Corp. as CEO.
Ten of America’s billionaires net worth would be more than the cash the U.S. has on hand if Congress cannot reach a resolution to raise the debt ceiling.