Posts Tagged ‘ Bill Gates ’
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Facebook Inc.’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has transferred $100 million worth of the social networking giant’s stock into a fund which is meant for philanthropic donations, according to a report by Recode citing the latest filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Sandber...
Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr Priscilla Chan have pledged to invest more than $3 billion over the next ten years to develop research technology that can fight and cure diseases globally. Last year, the two had announced that they will give away 99% of Facebook s...
22 September, 2016 |
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on Thursday became the third richest person on the planet, going past Berkshire Hathaway promoter Warren Buffett, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, a daily ranking of the world’s wealthiest people. Bezos sneaked past Buffett, but just about. As of July 22, B...
22 July, 2016 |
Anyone who reads my column knows I’ve been no fan of Steve Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft. On multiple occasions I chastised him for bad decisions around investing corporate funds in products that are unlikely to succeed. I even called him the worst CEO in America. The Washington Post even had...
3 June, 2014 |
Chairman Bill Gates said on Tuesday he was pleased with Microsoft Corp’s progress in finding a new chief executive but outlined the difficulties in picking the next leader of the world’s largest software company as it seeks to reinvent itself as a mobile computing power. Gates is part of the fou...
20 November, 2013 |