(AP) -- Even in the midst of large spending cuts, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said Monday that schools can improve the performance of students if they put more emphasis on rewarding excellent teaching and less emphasis ...
(AP) -- Kenneth Olsen, a computer industry pioneer and co-founder of Digital Equipment Corp., has died. He was 84.
(AP) -- Bill Gates' foundation and Abu Dhabi's crown prince are donating $50 million each to vaccinate children in Afghanistan and Pakistan against polio and other diseases.
A US judge has tossed out a patent infringement lawsuit filed against Apple, Facebook, Google, Yahoo! and other firms by a company owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.
(AP) -- Another 17 of America's richest people, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, junk bond pioneer Michael Milken and AOL co-founder Steve Case, have pledged to give away most of their wealth.
It is just a simple piece of plywood, but it is a striking symbol of the frenzied adoration Kai-Fu Lee, perhaps China's most prominent technologist, elicits in this country.
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has sold 49.3 million shares in the company worth some 1.33 billion dollars, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
(AP) -- The campaign against Proposition 23 - the ballot initiative that would push back California's landmark global warming law - is getting another big financial boost from a high-tech billionaire.
Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg joined the ranks of openly philanthropic billionaires Friday with a 100-million-dollar grant to a troubled New Jersey public school system.
(AP) -- A global vaccine group says the World Health Organization will pass an important resolution later this week to step up efforts against pneumonia.