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2014-09-10 12:28:46

SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that it will commit $50 million to support the scale up of emergency efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and interrupt transmission of the virus. The foundation will immediately release flexible funds to United Nations agencies and international organizations involved in the response to enable them and national governments to purchase badly needed supplies and...

Microsoft's New CEO Refocuses Company On Productivity, Platform
2014-07-11 06:04:08

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft named Satya Nadella the company's chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors back in February. Since he took the reins of the technology giant it was clear that he would likely take the company in a very different direction than his predecessor Steve Ballmer. Ballmer's vision was reportedly to chase Apple's business model, and declared that Microsoft would be a "devices and services" company. It is now...

2014-07-03 23:04:22

Colin Powell tops the list as the most admired American in the United States according to a poll commissioned by the community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) in celebration of the 4th of July holiday. In a poll of 1,650 registered voters George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Gates, Billy Graham, Clint Eastwood, Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou followed closely. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Colin Powell tops the list as the most admired American in the United...

2014-06-30 08:31:32

Ashut Engineers of Kenya and SNV Ethiopia to manufacture and sell milk containers invented to help improve livelihoods for millions of smallholder farmers BELLEVUE, Wash., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Good today began the commercialization of an invention to help smallholder dairy farmers maximize the quality and quantity of milk they are able to sell. The invention--a container designed specifically for milk collection and transportation--will be manufactured in Africa and...

2014-06-16 23:08:33

Manufacturer and marketer of the new Freedom Quit Smoking System commend Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg’s $500 million dollar antismoking investment to globally persevere life and offers the duo a $50,000 smoking cessation product donation to help rid the world of nicotine addiction. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Freedom Laser Therapy founder Craig Nabat, inventor of the new Freedom Quit Smoking System-America's nicotine-free and natural way to quit smoking is driven to...

2014-05-19 08:26:33

Adding Marquee Sports Stars and Global Events in Golf, Soccer and Tennis to Corbis Entertainment's Global Clients, Including via its Just-Launched Branded Entertainment Network (BEN) NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corbis Entertainment, a division of Corbis, a Bill Gates company, today announced the acquisition of WSM Communications, a global sports marketing and communications agency headquartered in London. The announcement was made here today by Gary Shenk, Chief Executive...

2014-05-13 08:29:52

HIGH-POWERED MEDIA SALES VETERAN HELPS POWER COMPANY'S JUST-ANNOUNCED 'BRANDED ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK - BEN' NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corbis Entertainment, a division of Corbis, a Bill Gates company, today announced Corey Silverman as Head of Global Sales leading the company's sales efforts targeting media agencies and brands. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86785 The news comes on the heels of Corbis Entertainment's launch of their Branded Entertainment...

2014-05-06 08:31:16

Provides Global Brands Instant Access to Top Placement Opportunities Across All Entertainment Media NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corbis Entertainment, a division of Corbis, a Bill Gates company, today announced the launch of Branded Entertainment Network (BEN). The new interactive platform provides global brands and media buyers with instant, upstream access to the hottest Film, TV, Digital and celebrity placement opportunities resulting in a marketplace for...

2014-05-04 20:21:15

OMAHA, Neb., May 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you think your weekend was busy, here's a 60 second tour of this past weekend's hectic schedule of Kathy Ireland, the former cover girl who heads a $2 billion a year empire (as attested to in a Forbes cover story on her) which Licensing Global Magazine lists as the 28th most powerful brand in the world. Her "fairly-normal" weekend included a heated paper-tossing contest with two other former paper carriers who also did pretty well,...

2014-04-23 16:29:39

STAND trial will test the first regimen designed to significantly shorten and simplify the treatment of drug-sensitive and drug-resistant TB SEATTLE, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on positive results from earlier clinical studies, TB Alliance is advancing the first-ever drug regimen designed to treat both drug-sensitive and some forms of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) to a global Phase 3 clinical trial. The announcement by Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill...


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Bill Gates
2013-09-17 12:44:24

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, Born October 28, 1955 is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and Co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. He Co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen. Bill Gates is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009 — excluding 2008, when he was ranked third. In 2011 he...

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