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Bill Gates attends Obama fundraiser

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates attended a campaign fundraiser for President Barack Obama on Friday, where the US leader cited his example to push for raising taxes on wealthy Americans.

dateFeb 18, 2012 in Business
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Paul Allen says book not revenge against Gates

(AP) -- Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen defends his new book in an upcoming episode of "60 Minutes." He says it was meant as an important slice of technology history and not as revenge against Bill Gates.

dateApr 15, 2011 in Business
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Gates: Spending cuts don't have to harm learning

(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 ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Other
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Gates makes $10 billion vaccines pledge

(AP) -- The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate $10 billion over the next decade to research new vaccines and bring them to the world's poorest countries, the Microsoft co-founder and his wife said ...

dateJan 29, 2010 in Health
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Microsoft interns get perks, pay, play

The same day Microsoft reported some of its worst financial results, a dozen buses left the Redmond campus. During rush hour, they headed toward Highway 520 as a phalanx of cops on motorcycles shut down the onramps ahead, ...

dateAug 28, 2009 in Business
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