Bill Gates

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Microsoft co-founder’s collection poised to raise $1bn in ‘largest art auction in history’
Proceeds from sale of 150 works owned by the late billionaire Paul Allen will go to charity

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

05, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Billionaire MacKenzie Scott donates $15m to help provide glasses to farmers in developing countries
Donation is believed to be the largest single donation towards helping solve the problem of uncorrected blurry vision

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

12, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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The US ultra-rich justify their low tax rates with three myths – all rubbish | Robert Reich
A record share of the nation’s wealth is in the hands of billionaires, who pay a lower tax rate than the average American. This is indefensible

Robert Reich

02, Oct, 2022 @10:15 AM

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‘The strain is the worst of my lifetime’: how Bill Gates is staying optimistic
Covid and Ukraine war were major setbacks in pursuit of global development goals, philanthropist admits, but cutting back on aid would be ‘tragic’

Tracy McVeigh

13, Sep, 2022 @4:01 AM

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Like Bill Gates before him, Mark Zuckerberg is having a ‘Pearl Harbour’ moment | John Naughton
His company’s motto is ‘move fast and break things’ – but if it doesn’t move fast it’ll soon be broke

John Naughton

30, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Bill Gates pledges to donate ‘virtually all’ of $113bn fortune to his foundation
Microsoft co-founder says he wants to ‘eventually move off the list of the world’s richest people’

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

15, Jul, 2022 @3:20 PM

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Cryptocurrency ‘bloodbath’ threatens multibillion-dollar hedge fund
Three Arrows Capital founder takes to Twitter to assuage fears after 25% drop in price of bitcoin in a single day

Alex Hern, UK technology editor, and Dan Milmo

15, Jun, 2022 @1:40 PM

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What are Bill Gates and Elon Musk feuding about this time? Who is better at saving the world | Arwa Mahdawi
Sitting on mountains of cash doesn’t appear enough to keep these billionaires happy. They want to be worshipped for their benevolence, too, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

08, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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How to Prevent the Next Pandemic by Bill Gates review – a germ of an idea
The tech pioneer wants us to prepare for the ‘Big One’ by holding regular pandemic exercises. But how do you deal with the threat posed by fake news?

Mark Honigsbaum

29, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Pfizer to offer all its drugs not-for-profit to 45 lower-income countries
Company launches ‘healthier world’ accord in Davos and speaks to other pharma firms about similar steps

Julia Kollewe

25, May, 2022 @3:04 PM

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Bill Gates: ‘Vaccines are a miracle. It’s mind-blowing somebody could say the opposite’
The Microsoft co-founder takes questions from scientists, academics and readers on Ukraine, Covid, Jeffrey Epstein and more

Tim Lewis

15, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘I caused pain’: Bill Gates responds to allegations of affair a year after divorce
Microsoft co-founder reflects on ‘a tough year’ after end of 27-year marriage to Melinda French Gates

Maya Yang

03, May, 2022 @3:23 PM

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