News tagged with gates

Vets oppose bill that raises health care fees

(AP) -- Health care fees for working-age military retirees would increase slightly under a defense bill unveiled Monday that drew fierce opposition from the 2.1 million-strong Veterans of Foreign Wars.

May 09, 2011
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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.

Apr 15, 2011
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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 ...

Feb 28, 2011
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Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges to give away wealth

(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.

Dec 09, 2010
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Tech industry insider makes waves in China

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.

Nov 26, 2010
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