Obama scandals too numerous for plausible deniability
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Mark Zuckerberg has made millions of friends, but the Facebook founder's first foray into the political policy arena is quickly earning him some enemies.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is facing tough scrutiny from the South Korean press after a photo was released of him shaking President Park Geun-hye's hand with his other hand in his pocket.
If you do a search on the Internet for the wealthiest black businessmen, the results may (or may not) come as a surprise to you. The list is dominated by athletes and entertainment figures; in fact, only two of the names that consistently come up are what you would consider traditional businessmen Robert Johnson (worth $550 million) and R. Donahue Peebles ($350 million).
For all the Obama-era talk of decline, there is at least one reason why America probably won't, at least not quite yet.
Technology mogul Bill Gates is offering a grant of $100,000 to anyone who can reinvent the condom to make it less of a mood killer.
Talk about revenge of the nerds!
Sometimes America's free system of government and constitutional Democratic-Republic just make it too hard for the president to properly do his job, suggested Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Wednesday.
Bill Gates will don his Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation co-chairman hat and head to Capitol Hill on Thursday, where he's expected to speak before the freshmen class of lawmakers.
Mexico's Carlos Slim remains the world's richest man for the fourth year in a row, according to Forbes, while Warren Buffett dropped out of the top three for the first time since 2000.
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter creator Jack Dorsey are among the tech luminaries appearing in a new video promoting the teaching and learning of computer coding in schools.
Sir Richard Branson is the latest in high-profile billionaires to pledge half of his Virgin Group fortune to charity. Mr. Branson has added his name to the Giving Pledge campaign set up by U.S. investor Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates, The Daily Mail reports.
And you thought smartphone video chat was impressive. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield participated in an online chat with users of the social media website Reddit on Sunday — and did so while orbiting the Earth on the International Space Station (ISS).
It's easy to forget now, but Michael Dell was the Mark Zuckerberg of his day.
Three weeks ago, your columnist noted some of the "good" that came along in the tech world in 2012. With very little to lose — you don't think I'm wagering actual cash money here, do you? — here are some more-or-less fearless predictions for 2013:
When I asked him if he knew what sport I was talking about, he said, "Nope."
To reporters, Mr. Gates said then, "We are all big believers in the importance of energy innovation."