Bill Gates is an American business magnate and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation.
I’m all for anyone promoting fruit and veg and keeping to a healthy weight. But self-appointed healthy-eating gurus such as the Happy Pear fellas – twins Stephen and David Flynn – should stick to selling their vegan wares and not be straying into false cancer hope.
I’m not a conspiracy theorist. I don’t think Covid-19 was man-made by ‘Big Pharma’ or China. I don’t think governments imposed lockdowns in an attempt to prepare us for ‘world government’. I don’t believe that vaccines are used to implant something which Bill Gates will use to control us. I think people who believe these theories are a combination of mad, bad, and dangerous.
Conrad Burke, the Bray-born entrepreneur who previously founded Innovalight – a maker of silicon ink for solar panels that was sold to DuPont – has launched Meta VC Partners, a venture capital firm backed by Bill Gates and former Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold.
Microsoft shareholder and activist organisation Arjuna Capital said it has introduced a resolution seeking a report on the “effectiveness of the company’s workplace sexual harassment policies” in the wake of allegations that co-founder Bill Gates sought to have inappropriate relationships with employees and other claims of sexual harassment.
Bill Gates's spokeswoman has acknowledged that the billionaire had an affair at Microsoft almost 20 years ago but said it ended "amicably" and is not related to his decision to step down from the company's board.
When you’re squabbling with your other half about the cost of the heating bill or that sushi takeaway, it’s tempting to think if you were uber-wealthy life would be sweeter. But with the shock news of Bill and Melinda Gates’s parting, we can banish that assumption.
World leaders have joined US President Joe Biden at the virtual climate summit to share their stories of how nations can break free of fossil fuels – from Kenyans leapfrogging from kerosene lamps to geothermal power to Israeli start-ups scrambling to improve battery storage.
Climate change is generally bad news — or at the very least, extremely challenging — for humanity. Yet there is a small corner of society for which it is something of a godsend: the publishing industry. As the climate and biodiversity emergencies come front and centre in the media, policy, and politics, there is a boom in environment-related titles. There’s even a sub-genre of fiction called “cli-fi” — climate fiction.
Scientists at a leading global grains research institute expect to sharply ramp up new wheat varieties enriched with zinc that can boost the essential mineral for millions of poor people with deficient diets, the institute's head told Reuters.
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