NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 28, 2011) (REUTERS) – Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has unseated fellow tech billionaire Bill Gates as the richest person in the world, profiting from the e-commerce company’s meteoric stock rise to reach a fortune of $90.6 billion, Forbes reported on Thursday (July 27). Continue reading
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Ugandan authorities order the closure of a chain of Bridge International Schools, a for-profit international chain of schools backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg over concerns about poor sanitation and curriculum.
Bill Gates has partnered with a perfume company in Switzerland in an effort to find a way to get rid of the repulsive smell of toilets. The project is aimed at encouraging people in the developing world to use toilets rather than defecate in open areas.
Tech magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates says his charity foundation will invest $5 billion over the next five years in African development, with a focus on health initiatives.
Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list with $79.2 billion and basketball great Michael Jordan joins billionaires club.