Bill Gates says big data can help solve the Alzheimer's puzzle

Nov 13, 2017
The disease affects over 5 million Americans and has no cure.
Bill Gates is trying to help find a cure for Alzheimer's disease.
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Why Bill Gates thinks alternative energy research has bipartisan support

Dec 13, 2016
Gates also spoke to us about the future of energy innovation and clean tech.
Bill Gates speaks during Forbes' Philanthropy Summit Awards dinner last year in New York City.
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Bill Gates on getting billionaires behind clean energy

Feb 23, 2016
The tech giant says "ruthless" private business thinking is necessary for energy innovation.
Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, directed his attention towards 15-year-olds in his annual letter to followers of the foundation.
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Bill Gates said he used to memorize his employees' license plates

Feb 1, 2016
A weird way to keep track of productivity...
Gates used to keep a close eye on his employees, but that was way back then. 

Gates and Bloomberg team up against smoking

Mar 19, 2015
Helping low and middle-income countries fight challenges from tobacco companies.

Fun fact Friday: Lifestyles of the rich and famous

Jan 22, 2015
A weekly roundup of what we learned at Marketplace.

Doing the numbers on the super rich

Jan 22, 2015
The 80 wealthiest people on earth are worth as much as the bottom 50 percent.

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Microsoft founders commit $59 million to fight Ebola

Sep 15, 2014
Philanthropists are taking the lead in the fight against the outbreak.

Satya Nadella and Bill Gates: Microsoft's Batman and Robin?

Feb 4, 2014
Marketplace Tech Report Host Ben Johnson talks about what's next for the tech giant

Where is Microsoft going next?

Jan 31, 2014
There’s a lot of chatter out there about who will be named as Microsoft’s next CEO. And there’s questions swirling about whether Bill Gates will step down as board chair.