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#Bill Gates

# bill-gates - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Bill Gates brings jar of human waste on stage to make point about lack of toilets in developing world

Gates has previously used shock tactics to draw attention to his disease-battling efforts.

# bill-gates - Sunday 25 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge Ellen DeGeneres asked Bill Gates to guess the price of everyday products and it's painful to watch Bill Gates

# bill-gates - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now the world's richest person

The entrepreneur leapfrogged Microsoft’s Bill Gates, who’s been at the top spot for the past four years.

# bill-gates - Saturday 13 August, 2016

The 20 most common hobbies of the richest people in the world

Who doesn’t like collecting cars and football teams?

# bill-gates - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Bill Gates never attended any of the classes he signed up for at Harvard - but got A's anyway

Apart from that one course in organic chemistry.

# bill-gates - Saturday 5 March, 2016

The rise of Bill Gates, from Harvard dropout to richest man in the world

He’s worth about €80 billion.

# bill-gates - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Now Bill Gates is taking the FBI's side in its stand-off against Apple

The co-founder of Microsoft says Apple should comply with the order as it’s a specific case.

# bill-gates - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Bill Gates is betting on a test that could change cancer treatment

“We must diagnose cancer earlier.”

# bill-gates - Friday 1 January, 2016

Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world

“There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.”

# bill-gates - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Bill Gates is helping to turn poo into drinking water - and even drank some himself

Like a science-pioneering, life-saving magician.

# bill-gates - Monday 4 May, 2015

# bill-gates - Friday 27 March, 2015

These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin' rich

And first on the list is ‘don’t do a degree’ – just like 32% of the top 100 richest people in the world who have no third level education whatsoever.

# bill-gates - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Here are some of the top business books to read in 2015

Pick up some inspiration from some of these…

# bill-gates - Thursday 20 November, 2014

# bill-gates - Friday 15 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bill Gates accepts Mark Zuckerberg's ice-bucket challenge with delightfully nerdy results Open The Flood Gates

# bill-gates - Monday 4 August, 2014

This is how drastically your Windows computer has changed over the years

It’s now safe to turn off your computer.

# bill-gates - Saturday 3 May, 2014

The deadliest creature on the planet? It's not even close

Humans? Pretty deadly. Lions? Not even in the top 10.

# bill-gates - Monday 17 March, 2014

Bill Gates: People don't realise how many jobs will soon be lost to computers

Many jobs will replaced by software automation, or ‘bots’.

# bill-gates - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge It only took 79 seconds for this guy to beat Bill Gates at chess Grandmaster Flash

It only took 79 seconds for this guy to beat Bill Gates at chess

He’s the world’s best chess player, and he’s only 23.

# bill-gates - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

"By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world" - Bill Gates

The entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist today released an annual letter, aimed at tackling what he called “the three myths” about poverty.

# bill-gates - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Bill Gates did a Secret Santa with someone on the internet Ah Thanks Bill

Bill Gates did a Secret Santa with someone on the internet

He gave her a stuffed cow. Sound?

# bill-gates - Friday 6 December, 2013

"He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves": The world reacts to Mandela's death

From Obama, Clinton and Ban Ki-moon to Bill Gates, Bono and Pelé — figures from around the world have been paying tribute…

# bill-gates - Friday 27 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Bill Gates says CTRL-ALT-DELETE was a mistake Login

Bill Gates says CTRL-ALT-DELETE was a mistake

Did you try turning it off and turning it back on again?

# bill-gates - Sunday 11 August, 2013

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it Private Spaceships This post contains videos

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it

Whether for personal dreams of adventure or for profit, these companies are doing the engineering and basic science needed to get humans into space.

# bill-gates - Sunday 28 April, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Sunday morning.

# bill-gates - Sunday 31 March, 2013

"These are the countries where I'm the least known" - Bill Gates visits Ghana

The foundation set up by Bill Gates has been on a high-profile campaign to improve health in poor countries.

# bill-gates - Monday 4 February, 2013

Column: Eyes on Ireland to defend the EU aid budget

Bill Gates was right to highlight global poverty with Enda Kenny during his recent visit to Dublin – because Ireland is the country charged with brokering an agreement on overseas aid, writes Hans Zomer.

# bill-gates - Sunday 27 January, 2013

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people Meet And Greet This post contains images

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people

Our leader meets a lot of people and there are plenty of them who are pretty famous….

# bill-gates - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

In pictures: Bill Gates meets Irish leaders Bill Gates This post contains images

In pictures: Bill Gates meets Irish leaders

The billionaire Microsoft founder was visiting to discuss development aid priorities for Ireland’s EU Presidency.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today

They’ll discuss EU budget and size of Emergency Aid Reserve and European Development Fund.

# bill-gates - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Bill Gates to meet with Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President tomorrow

The Microsoft founder and philanthropist is also reported to be meeting Bono on his visit to Ireland tomorrow.

# bill-gates - Sunday 2 December, 2012

20 quotes that reveal how Bill Gates became world’s richest man

In short: good grades, being a ‘businessman’ are less important than being ‘smart’, feeling the fear and listening to unhappy customers.

# bill-gates - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Bonjour Monsieur le Président: Bono (and Bill Gates) meet Francois Hollande

The three discussed poverty and development at a meeting at the Élysée Palace today.

# bill-gates - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

FBI: US man stole Microsoft co-founder's identity

The soldier, who had been absent without leave from the army, managed to change the address on an account held by billionaire Paul Allen.

# bill-gates - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Five Irishmen make Forbes' billionaires list as Carlos Slim comes top... again

The Mexican telecom tycoon has topped the annual list of the world’s billionaires for the third year in a row.

# bill-gates - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Bill Gates to work with China over new nuclear reactor design

The 4G reactors would run on depleted uranium and take “safety to a new level”, according to the Microsoft billionaire.

# bill-gates - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Watch: 'lost interview' shows a young Steve Jobs Steve Jobs This post contains videos

Watch: 'lost interview' shows a young Steve Jobs

“Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview,” will be shown in US movie theatres later this month. We’ve dug out some of the footage…

# bill-gates - Thursday 22 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know by 9am: Britain offers compensation to Bloody Sunday families, Ireland’s €29m doctors’ bill for sick notes, and how the rest of the world is preparing for Arthur’s Day…

# bill-gates - Friday 5 August, 2011

The world's richest man lost €5.6 BILLION this week

It’s fine, though: Carlos Slim and his family are still worth €46.5bn – the equivalent of 4.5 per cent of Mexico’s total economic output.

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