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Jeff Bezos: Does US-style philanthropy exist in UK?
Philanthropy, the ennobling pursuit of the rich and famous, is in the headlines. But what does philanthropy mean in 2022? And does it mean the same thing in the US as it does in the UK, asks Stephen Smith.
Documents relating to Jeffrey Epstein's associates will be unsealed
Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Mike Bloomberg, and many more: Dozens of documents relating to Jeffrey Epstein's associates, including one billionaire businessman, are to be made public because the public interest in them outweighs right to pr...
Jeff Bezos reveals what he's going to do with his £110,000,000,000 fortune
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will end up giving away most of his massive fortune.
Akshata Murty: Who is Rishi Sunak's wife?
Rishi Sunak's rise to power has attracted attention in India - and not just because he is the first British Asian prime minister.
‘The strain is the worst of my lifetime’: how Bill Gates is staying optimistic
Covid and Ukraine war were major setbacks in pursuit of global development goals, philanthropist admits, but cutting back on aid would be ‘tragic’
Aviation geeks come after private jet owners
Growing popularity of flight tracking sites has billionaires worried.
Student who tracks celebs’ flights will stop publishing Elon Musk’s whereabouts — for a price
Elon Musk drew wrath this week for a nine-minute, 35-mile flight from San Jose to San Francisco — but it didn’t have to be this way.
Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and other billionaires are backing an exploration for rare minerals buried beneath Greenland's ice
Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are among a group of billionaires backing a company they hope will find resources for clean energy under melting ice in the western part of Greenland.
Georgia fourth-generation farmer rips Bill Gates as largest farmland owner in US: 'Hell yeah I have concerns'
White Oak Pastures owner Will Harris raised concern over Gates' climate change investments in plant protein, secretive land purchases
Nuclear is bouncing back
The case for nuclear power generation has been boosted by the race to reduce carbon emissions. As Myles McCormick reports from the US, although older reactors struggle to compete with more efficient gas and renewable producers, support f...
Nicole Shanahan, Centre Of Rift Between 2 Of The World's Richest
The Wall Street Journal reported this weekend that Elon Musk and Nicole Shanahan had an extramarital affair, an allegation that Mr Musk has since denied.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation partly funded an Omicron variant study with a surprising conclusion about boosters
The latest Omicron subvariant may be a master at evading the immune response our bodies produce from the vaccine or previous COVID-19 infection, but a new study suggests existing booster shots will still help.
From Powerpoint to Potatoes: Why is Bill Gates buying so much land?
The billionaire’s latest acquisition has made people wonder why rich investors are so interested in gathering large tracts.
The ‘Dirty Quid Pro Quo’ Between Democrats and Big Tech
The relationship between tech giants and the Democratic party calls into question the motivation behind blocking legislation aimed at regulating social media.
Bill Gates Shares His 48-Year-Old Resume, A Message For Job Seekers
"Whether you're a recent grad or a college dropout, I'm sure your resume looks a lot better than mine did 48 years ago," Bill Gates wrote.
Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Other Top Billionaires Lose $1.4 Trillion In Worst Half Ever
With policy makers now raising interest rates to combat elevated inflation, some of the highest-flying shares -- and the billionaires who own them -- are losing altitude fast.
Elon Musk sued for $258bn over claims he ran a pyramid scheme to promote Dogecoin
The world's richest man - alongside Tesla and SpaceX, the companies he is CEO of - are accused of "promoting Dogecoin to profit from its trading".
Elon Musk feud with Bill Gates boils over to Twitter
Tesla CEO Elon Musk's Twitter feud with billionaire Bill Gates boiled over onto Twitter on Saturday after Gates claimed to have done more to fight climate change.
Elon Musk says it's 'dumb' to call billionaires the bad guys
Elon Musk, the world's richest man, said on Twitter Thursday that billionaires aren't the bad guys.
One of the most influential people of 2022: Andy Jassy, who led Amazon Web Services (AWS) since its inception in 2003
BY STEVE BALLMER
Moving computing into the cloud is one of the great functional transformations of technology in my lifetime. Andy Jassy, who led Amazon Web Services (AWS) since its inception in 2003, was a great leader in that transformation. With AWS, ...
World Economic Forum Panelist Demands 'Recalibration' Of Free Speech.
Australian e Safety Commissioner Julie Inman called for a "recalibration" of free speech while speaking on a panel during the opening day of the World Economic Forum.
A flight attendant for SpaceX said Elon Musk asked her to "do more" during a massage. Is it really wrong?
Ever since Elon Musk announced he wanted to open Twitter for free speech, opponents of freedom of information have been looking for embarrassing anecdotes in Musk's past, as part of a de-legitimization campaign against the billionaire th...
Bill Gates warns of smallpox terror attacks as he seeks research funds
Bill Gates warned that bioterrorism could be a bigger threat than naturally occurring epidemics
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