Fossil fuel divestment would be ineffective on its own as a means of halting global warming, software billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates said Friday.
The $42 billion Gates Foundation says the lives of poor people around the world will improve more over the next 15 years "than at any time in history."
Walter Isaacson has a different way of looking at history.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has become the latest celebrity to be doused by a bucket of ice-cold water—and now he wants Bill Gates to follow suit.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, a pediatrician, topped the list of the most generous American philanthropists in 2013 with a donation of 18 million shares of Facebook stock that are now worth more ...
The head of a student data processing organization says it will shut down in the coming months following criticism that led to the recent loss of its last active client—New York state.
As a geeky-looking teenager, he started in a garage and created the world's biggest software company. He then became the world's richest man and the world's most prominent philanthropist.
One woman's secret Santa this holiday season turned out to be one of the richest men in the world: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
The effort to get high-speed broadband in every school is getting a boost from the philanthropy of two technology gurus—Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced on Friday that he plans to retire from the world's biggest software company after more than 13 years at its helm. Here's a look at the ups and downs of his tenure: