Aug 16 2017
Bill Gates has a long history of giving up his Microsoft shares.
In the meantime, this is noteworthy: With the stock gift, Gates' personal Microsoft holdings have dipped below 2 percent for the first time, to about 1.3 percent, by Bloomberg's calculations. Image via YouTube.comBill Gates is giving $4.6 billion to charity - probably his own foundation. The 61-year-old gave away $16bn of Microsoft shares in 1999 and $5.1bn a year later. Ballmer has been Microsoft's largest individual shareholder since 2014 or so.
Spokesmen for Microsoft and Gates didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.
As per a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's most recent financial statement, after the most recent donation, Gates' overall charitable donations now account for approximately $50 billion.
UP Govt. hiding facts, can't trust current probe: Akhilesh on Gorakhpur tragedy
State health minister Sidhartha Nath Singh and minister for medical education Ashutosh Tondon visited the hospital on Saturday. The incident sparked a national outcry, with opposition parties demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath .
China tightens noose on North Korea but warns Trump over trade
Korean and Japanese media had reported on Kong's appointment since earlier this month even before Beijing's confirmation. Fish and seafood imports totalled Dollars 46.7 million in June, up from USD 13.6 million in May.
Kylie Jenner's Lip Kits Have Made Her An Insane Amount Of Money
All of her beauty experiments, from lip kits, to loose highlighters to eye shadow palettes sell out. It's the first time Kylie has discussed financial details about her business.
The world's richest man gave away 64 million Microsoft shares, equivalent to five per cent of his total fortune.
Bill Gates is now the world's richest man, although last month he was briefly knocked off the top spot by Amazon's founder and CEO Jeff Bezos for a couple of hours after a brief surge in Amazon's share price.
Gates remains the richest person on earth after the donation with a fortune the Bloomberg Billionaires Index valued at US$86 billion as of 10:40am yesterday in NY.
Gates' estimated net worth is $89.9 billion, as of July 2017.
Aug 15 2017
At least two shot dead in protests following Kenyan election
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday's election, officials say. Like in any competition, there is a loser and a victor .
Aug 15 2017
Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready
Moon said North Korea must stop issuing menacing statements and provoking. The Korean Central News Agency kept up its tough talk Monday.
Aug 14 2017
Cardinals will have 'Rally Cat' night in September against Pirates
The Cardinals are adding this event to their 2017 theme ticket schedule, and on September 10 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, St. We understand from media accounts that the woman meant to take it home and care for it, but lost track of it in City Garden.
Aug 12 2017
Perseid meter shower to peak this Saturday
Stargazers should find an area away from light pollution, and allow about 30 minutes for your eyes to adjust to the dark. They will originate in that part of the sky. "In the case of the Perseids , these get to be nearly as bright as Venus".
Aug 12 2017
Snap shares tank further after reporting $443m loss
Inc. now owns 19,816 shares of the company's stock worth $352,000 after buying an additional 3,447 shares during the last quarter. For the sake of SNAP stock investors, taking the money from Alphabet - if it's still on the table - is the best option now.
Aug 10 2017
North Korea Sets Canadian Pastor Free
The Canadian government is not confirming the release yet, but did acknowledge that it sent a delegation to discuss the case. His family has urged the Canadian Prime Minister to save his life.
Aug 08 2017
Chicago's Sanctuary City Showdown with Trump Admin, DOJ Hits Huge Murder Rate
Todd gets reaction from Robert Law, Government Relations Director for FAIR, the Federation for American Immigration Reform. Dozens of local governments and cities, including NY and San Francisco, are part of the sanctuary movement.
Aug 07 2017
Al-Jazeera 'deplores' Israeli plans to close broadcaster
Al Jazeera has come under attack from several governments in the region in recent months to the concern of free press campaigners. Al Jazeera said in July it would take all necessary legal measures if Israel acts on its threat.
Aug 07 2017
NFL Dolphins lure quarterback Cutler back to league
When asked if he was officially retired, Cutler held back on using the word, while also saying the move would be "permanent". Gase joined Miami the following year, and Cutler parted with Chicago in March after eight seasons.
Aug 06 2017
Vijender Singh v/s Zulipikaer Maimaitiali
He referred his next opponent and china's Zulpikar as Chinese product and quoted "Chinese products won't long last longer". I don't consider him as an experienced boxer, he is young, but he is a strong kid and we are ready for it.
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Aug 16 2017Robert Yancy, Son of The Late Natalie Cole, Dead at 39
Aug 15 2017Sushma speaks to Nepal Dy PM over flood-like situation along border
Aug 14 2017Tom Cruise Injured Filming High-Altitude Stunt For 'Mission: Impossible 6'
Aug 13 2017Spain could overtake Greece in Migrants in flow
Aug 13 2017Zidane has signed a new contract with real Madrid
Aug 12 2017Dutch egg scandal hits Ireland as businesses forced to pull products
Aug 11 2017God stops by Colbert to talk Donald Trump and nuclear war
Aug 10 2017DJ Fires Back At Taylor Swift During Sexual Assault Trial
Aug 10 2017TSX Slips As US-North Korea Tensions Flare
Aug 14 2017U.S. sanctions: Iran aims to boost military spending in retaliation
Aug 12 2017Bills trade Watkins and Darby, acquire Jordan Matthews, EJ Gaines
Aug 11 2017United States law enforcers name Mexican captain Márquez as front for drug cartel
Aug 10 2017Overwatch Summer Games 2017 skins secrets REVEALED: Fans unearth hidden treasures
Aug 09 2017Man accused of killing Missouri police officer wanted in New Hampshire
Aug 09 2017More Details Emerge in Usher Sex Scandal, One Accuser Speaks Out
Aug 09 2017Pakistan shelling on LoC in Uri, soldier injured
Aug 09 2017Traces of explosives, detonators found at Lahore truck blast site
Aug 08 2017Australia's greatest track athlete, Betty Cuthbert, had died
Aug 07 2017Arsenal claim Wembley spoils as Chelsea lose their heads
Aug 06 2017Rouhani vows to end isolation amid fresh U.S. sanctions
Aug 06 2017Stephen Curry holds his own in first round of Web.com tournament