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Contraception Gets Big Funding From Bill Gates’ Foundation
2012-07-11 13:12:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates of the Gates Foundation are set to unveil funding for a campaign to improve access to contraception in the developing world, a cause that has been near and dear to their hearts for more than a decade. The Gates´ have been supporting contraception since first mulling over special causes to support in the mid 1990s. And Melinda, who told Reuters she and her husband are...

2012-06-12 12:55:09

John Neumann for redOrbit.com The technology business is fast-paced and vibrant, and companies fall in and out of grace quickly. With the recent rise of seemingly unstoppable Apple, along with Facebook and Twitter, among others, old stalwart Microsoft may look like a has-been company on the way out of relevance. That feeling however, is not shared with a new batch of interns within the halls of Redmond. “Microsoft feels cool again,” said 22-year-old Gbenga Badipe, an...

'Outlier' Writer Gladwell Dismisses Jobs
2012-06-11 09:59:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Famous and prolific writer Malcolm Gladwell (Blink, Outliers, The Tipping Point) took some time late last month to sit down at the Toronto Public Library Appel Salon for a bit of a public appearance. While there, he decided to express his opinions about the late Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs. Perhaps Gladwell knew what he was doing when he said Bill Gates – often seen as Jobs´ bitter rival – would be remembered in 50 years whereas...

2012-04-15 23:01:45

Bill Gates´ choice of Belize for his family´s spring vacation is another indication that the small Caribbean country has matured as a world-class tourism destination catering to a wide range of people while still retaining its intimate appeal, the owner of Belize´s premier eco resort said today. (PRWEB) April 14, 2012 Bill Gates´ choice of Belize for his family´s spring vacation is another indication that the small Caribbean country has matured as a world-class...

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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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