Bill Gates, the world’s richest man, and fellow philanthropists on Monday will announce a multibillion-dollar fund for clean-energy technology.
The United States and 18 other nations will pledge Monday to double their investment in renewable energy technology by 2020.
Washington (AFP) — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said Wednesday it was pledging $50 million to help boost the fight against the Ebola outbreak as overwhelmed medical teams in west Africa struggle to contain the disease. The foundation said in a statement it would immediately release funds to U.N. agencies and international organizations involved […]
By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s pick to take over the administration of his signature health law drew support Thursday from several Republicans in her first appearance before a congressional committee, signaling her likely confirmation to head the Department of Health and Human Services. “Regardless of my objections to Obamacare, […]
Washington (AFP) – Microsoft said Tuesday founder Bill Gates would step down as chairman and assume a new role as “founder and technology advisory” as insider Satya Nadella was named chief executive. Gates “will devote more time to the company” in his new role as the tech giant moves to transform itself amid a changing […]
By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Billionaire and former tech mogul Bill Gates predicts that there will be almost no poor countries left in the world by 2035. Almost all nations will be either lower-middle income or wealthier, and most will have surpassed the 35 countries that are currently defined by the […]