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American business magnate and philanthropist

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Bill Gates: American business magnate and philanthropist
William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, software developer, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He is one of the best-known entrepreneurs and pioneers of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s.


'Almost All' Coronavirus Vaccines Will Be Effective by February, Bill Gates Says [Video]

'Almost All' Coronavirus Vaccines Will Be Effective by February, Bill Gates Says

The Microsoft co-founder made the comments during a CNN interview on Sunday.

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Future will be shaped by those who invest in science, innovation: PM Modi [Video]

Future will be shaped by those who invest in science, innovation: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended inaugural function of Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020 via video-conferencing on October 18. Microsoft founder Bill Gates also interacted with PM Modi during..

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