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2013-07-09 08:29:58

Commercialization deal is the first for Intellectual Ventures' humanitarian effort with Bill Gates BELLEVUE, Wash. and QINGDAO, China, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Good and leading refrigeration company AUCMA (600336.SH) announced today an agreement to commercialize Global Good's vaccine storage invention for use in developing countries. Under the agreement, AUCMA will manufacture and distribute the device to help strengthen the vaccine supply chain in underserved regions. The...

Bill Gates Gets Emotional As He Remembers Steve Jobs
2013-05-13 13:39:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were seen as bitter rivals in the early 90s platform wars, as each man´s respective company fought for dominance in the realm of computers. It´s a war that Microsoft — at least initially — soundly won. Though these two men had very different beliefs about the future of technology and how businesses should be run, they never admitted having the kind of hostile relationship that the...

2013-04-29 12:29:08

$30 Million to Gates Foundation to Bolster Global Polio Eradication Initiative RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation-Global (Registered in Lebanon) that is chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, supported the first Global Vaccine Summit in Abu Dhabi, April 24-25, 2013, which was held in partnership with HH General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE...

2013-04-23 00:20:57

Global Leaders Unite to Give All Children a Healthy Start to Life ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 global leaders, health and development experts, vaccinators, celebrities, philanthropists, and business leaders will gather tomorrow in Abu Dhabi in the first Global Vaccine Summit to endorse the critical role that vaccines and immunization play in giving children a healthy start to life. Despite tremendous progress, one child still dies...

2013-04-09 12:30:21

Alwaleed Foundation Pledges $30 Million to Global Polio Eradication Initiative RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation-Global (Registered in Lebanon), chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MOC) in a unique partnership with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, co-chaired by Mr. Bill Gates to bolster the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. The Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation...

2013-04-05 23:01:52

Quorn salutes Bill Gates for educating the public on the benefits of vegetarianism and meat substitute products. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 On April 5, healthy food manufacturer Quorn comments on an article published by the Examiner, which details Bill Gates´ vigorous anti-meat campaign. According to the Examiner, vegetarian billionaire Bill Gates recently became vocal about his thoughts on plant-based diets. Vegetarian diets are more sustainable than meat-based diets because...

2013-03-06 20:22:17

Global leaders unite to reaffirm commitment to end polio and improve child health ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and in partnership with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, it was announced today that...

Programmer Shortage - More Students Should Learn To Code
2013-02-27 05:40:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Leading tech firms and Silicon Valley icons are teaming up with the non-profit foundation Code.org to push for more computer science education in schools, promote new online coding tools and encourage students to take more of an interest in programming. The initiative is the brainchild of brothers and entrepreneurs Hadi and Ali Partovi, who created Code.org with the goal of bringing more qualified engineers and programmers into...

2013-01-30 12:27:12

SEATTLE, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In his fifth annual letter, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, highlights how setting clear goals and accurate measurement are key to improving the lives of poor people around the globe. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/49396-bill-melinda-gates-foundation-fifth-annual-letter (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130130/MM50698) "I know, it's not...

2013-01-08 12:28:45

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SXSWedu Conference today announced that Bill Gates will deliver the closing keynote address at the 2013 SXSWedu Conference. Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will address the foundation's U.S. education work, which focuses primarily on ensuring all students are prepared for success in college and career. The keynote will take place 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013 in Ballroom D of the Austin Convention Center in Austin,...


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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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