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Bill Gates

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, philanthropist, and chairman of Microsoft, the software company he founded with Paul Allen. He is ranked consistently one of the world's wealthiest people and the wealthiest overall as of 2009. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of CEO and chief software architect, and remains the largest individual shareholder with more than 8 percent of the common stock. He has also authored or co-authored several books. Read More

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Microsoft to Provide Reseachers With Cloud Computing to Tackle Ebola

By IBTimes AU

Microsoft to provide Azure to researchers to analyse and store data in developing the Ebola vaccine. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, CLOUD COMPUTING

Britain's Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, and Prince William
Dating Apps Tinder & Grindr Threatens Queen Elizabeth’s Security, Palace Staff Bans To Bring Home Random Hookups

By IBTimes AU

Queen Elizabeth's security are "deeply concerned" about the palace staff bringing home random hookups from dating apps Tinder and Grindr. (Oct 10)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, MICHAEL BLOOMBERG, HOLLYWOOD, SMARTPHONE

Bill Gates At The Global Alliance for Vaccines And Immunisation (GAVI) Conference
Bill Gates Believes Ebola Could Spread Outside West Africa, Warns Countries Should Strengthen Healthcare

By IBTimes AU

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates believes it is difficult to assess whether government leaders have done the best they can to help contain the epidemic. The Ebola virus continues to claim lives as the death rate rises to 70 percent. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, NIGERIA, SENEGAL, INFECTION

A File Picture Of Nokia Lumia 925
Yezz To Launch The ‘World’s Slimmest And Lightest’ Windows Phone At IFA 2014

By IBTimes AU

Yezz claims that it will be launching the “world’s slimmest and lightest” Windows Phone at IFA 2014 in Berlin. The company is reportedly to launch its Billy 4.7 and Billy 4 Windows Phone devices at the said event. (Sep 04)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, ANDROID, HTC

Manny Pacquiao from the Philippines attends a news conference at Venetian Macao in Macau August 25, 2014.
Manny Pacquiao Recovers $585,000 Gold Rolex Watch Left in a Hotel Restroom

By IBTimes AU

Eight-division title holder Manny Pacquiao posted on Monday night that a very expensive gold Rolex watch that he left behind in a five-star hotel in Manila was found. He made the post on his Facebook page from the Venetian Hotel and Casino Macau wher... (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: BRAD PITT, GOLD, DUBAI, FACEBOOK, THAILAND, NEW YORK

WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. poses on the scale during an official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2014. Mayweather faces WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana of Argentina in a WBC/WBA
Floyd Mayweather Shrugs Off Amir Khan’s Comments About Manny Pacquiao Being A Tougher Opponent Than Him

By IBTimes AU

Floyd Mayweather has expressed his sentiments after hearing about the statements that Amir Khan has made. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: LADY GAGA

2014 Oscars Red Carpet: Pregnant Olivia Wilde
Olivia Wilde Dumped Chilly "Breast Milk" for the ALS Bucket Challenge [Video]

By IBTimes AU

New mother Olivia Wilde attempted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a different way by dumping chilly "breast milk" instead of ice water over herself, reported Yahoo News. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, MARK ZUCKERBERG, NEW JERSEY, LADY GAGA

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau dumps a bucket of ice water onto Liberal MP Sean Casey for the ALS ice bucket challenge in Edmonton
Canadian Adult Actress Sunny Leone Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By IBTimes AU

Adult movie actress Sunny Leone becomes the latest participant in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: GEORGE W. BUSH, TWITTER, SOCIAL NETWORKS, FACEBOOK, INDIA

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Co-creator Dies Of Drowning From Diving Accident

By IBTimes AU

Corey Griffin, a man credited for being one of the pioneers of the ALS ice bucket challenge, tragically passed after drowning when he dove off a building and into the water for fun. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: MARK ZUCKERBERG, FACEBOOK, JUSTIN BIEBER

Activist Pamela Anderson Trurned Down Ice Bucket Challenge
Pamela Anderson Chickens Out Of Ice Bucket Challenge

By IBTimes AU

Pamela Anderson refuses the ice bucket challenge thrown at her by Shannen Doherty and Holly Marie. (Aug 23)

MORE TOPICS: MARK ZUCKERBERG, STORM, OPRAH WINFREY, LINDSAY LOHAN, JUSTIN BIEBER