Microsoft chairman Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, who have been married for 21 years. Photograph: Elaine Thompson/AP Photo

To be a billionaire, the first thing you need is a personality disorder.That is what I had always assumed, based on my own experience of having interv(...)

Scientific Games and Bally anticipate $220 million in annual cost savings and $25 million in annual capital-expenditure savings by consolidating operations and generating efficiencies in the areas of manufacturing, engineering, field and customer service and administrative operations. Photograph: Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg

Scientific Games is to buy Bally Technologies for about $5.1 billion (€3.8bn), including debt, combining the two makers of slot machines and lottery g(...)

Alan Ennis has stepped down as chief executive of global cosmetics brand Revlon

Irishman Alan Ennis has stepped down as chief executive of global cosmetics brand Revlon, having held the position since 2009. Revlon said in a statem(...)

It’s hard not to feel just a little bit self-conscious when presented at close quarters with the global chief executive of a huge cosmetics com(...)