August 5, 2021

Bloomberg is a billionaire because he backed good design

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By Rain Noe From Core77 His “computers for virgins” design approach has made him a rich man Pop quiz: Who are some famous American billionaires you can think of? My guess is you’d rattle off Buffett, Trump, Musk, Gates, Bezos, Bloomberg. How’d they make their money? Bill Gates: Microsoft Jeff Bezos: Amazon Elon Musk: Numerous web ventures including […]

Time: Facebook CEO Zuckerberg loses $15 billion

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From Newsmax Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is poised to lose at least $15 billion in a year he was constantly haunted by controversies. Zuckerberg’s net worth started at around $75 billion on January 2, Time reported. His $15 billion setback would be the deepest among the any of the other 499richest people in the world. The […]

Bill Gates remembers Paul Allen: ‘I will miss him tremendously’

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By Mallory Locklea From engadget He penned a post on what Allen meant to him. Yesterday, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passed away at the age of 65 following a battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and today, Bill Gates shared a few thoughts on the man he says changed his life. “When I think about Paul, I […]

Paul Allen: Microsoft co-founder and billionaire dies aged 65

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From BBC Allen announced his diagnosis earlier this month Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft, has died aged 65 from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He had revealed the disease’s return only two weeks ago, after previously being treated for it in 2009. He had said he and his doctors were “optimistic” about treatment. His Microsoft co-founder […]

Biggest failed products 1

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25 of the biggest failed products from the world’s biggest companies Part 1 By Ben Gilbert From Business Insider Launching a product is tough. “Less than 3% of new consumer packaged goods exceed first-year sales of $50 million — considered the benchmark of a highly successful launch,” say Joan Schneider and Julie Hall, coauthors of […]

Bill Gates is funding genetic research into how to create the perfect cow

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By Alexandra Ma From Business Insider Bill Gates wants to create the perfect cow. This cow would produce as much milk as a European cow but withstand heat as well as an African one. He has invested $40 million into a British nonprofit that researches animal vaccinations and genetics. Bill Gates has funded genetic research […]

Most people worry robots will replace human jobs, just not their own

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BY PATRICK KULP From Mashable Robots may be driving cars, appealing tickets, and working construction, but they don’t have a whole lot of popular support. That’s according to a new Pew Research study Wednesday that found around twice as many people were worried rather than enthusiastic about the prospect of more automation and artificial intelligence. […]

Bezos surpasses Gates as World’s Richest Person ahead of Amazon results

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NOTE: Since this story was posted  two hours later Bill Gates  returned as the richest person. Amazon’s earnings were not as high as predicted. From Newsmax A surge in Amazon.com Inc. shares Thursday morning in advance of the online retailer’s earnings report has propelled founder Jeff Bezos past Bill Gates as the world’s richest person. Shares […]

Here are 7 Reasons why content is still King in 2017

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Written by Joseph Dalton It was on January 3, 1996, when Bill Gates, then CEO of Microsoft corporation, published the essay titled “Content is King” which states that content will play a very crucial role in the future of then-emerging Internet. And no one can’t ever deny the fact that his words are very much […]

Echodyne’s pocket-sized radar may be the next must-have tech for drones (and drone hunters)

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  By Devin Coldewey From TechCrunch Just because we live in an age of many sensors doesn’t mean we always have the right one for the job. One in particular we’ve been lacking is a radar system that can detect obstacles and aircraft hundreds of meters out, yet fit comfortably on a small drone. The […]