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Bill Gates, chairman and founder of Microsoft Corp., is worth about $80 billion.

Fun fact Friday: Lifestyles of the rich and famous

Jan 22, 2015
A weekly roundup of what we learned at Marketplace.
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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.
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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
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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.
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Some of Microsoft's top investors want Bill Gates to step down as chairman

Oct 2, 2013
A new report says three top investors at Microsoft want Bill Gates to go.
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Bill Gates confesses: CTRL-ALT-DEL was a mistake

Sep 26, 2013
Gates says he wanted a single button, but the IBM guy wouldn't give it to them.
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Help wanted: New Microsoft CEO

Aug 23, 2013
Mark Zuckerberg probably has enough on his plate that he won't apply to succeed Steve Ballmer.
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Why Silicon Valley can't end world poverty

Jun 27, 2013
The tech community finds out it takes more than good intentions and a novel idea to improve the lives of people in developing nations.
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Melinda Gates on providing contraception for women worldwide

Jul 10, 2012
The philanthropist and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation discusses why her latest effort is to provide contraceptive options for women around the globe.
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