Bill Gates

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Bill Gates: the Microsoft founder allegedly pursued women who worked for him on several occasions. Photograph: Gilles Sabrie/New York Times

By the time Melinda French Gates decided to end her 27-year marriage, her husband was known globally as a software pioneer, a billionaire and a leadin(...)

  Bill Gates at a conference in New York in 2019. The divorce of Melinda French Gates and Bill Gates puts a spotlight on a highly secretive fortune, which combines the value of Ford, Twitter and Marriott International, and is triple the endowment of Harvard. Photograph: Jeenah Moon/The New York Times

Microsoft’s directors started an investigation into Bill Gates’s alleged involvement with a female employee that was deemed inappropriate and decided (...)

An aerial view of Bill Gates’s estate on Lake Washington  in Seattle, US. Photograph: Dan Callister/Newsmakers

As experts in philanthropy, finance, technology and global health scramble to predict what the divorce of Melinda and Bill Gates could mean for their (...)

A mural painting of Napoleon Bonaparte in Ajaccio. Photograph: Pascal Pochard-Casabianca/AFP via Getty

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor of the French, died 200 years ago Wednesday on the island of St Helena, more than 7,000km from Paris. President Emmanuel (...)

Beer could be twice as expensive south of the Border under proposed minimum unit pricing rules,  Drink Ireland warns. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/ Getty

Beer could be twice as expensive south of the Border under proposed minimum unit pricing rules, the lobby group, Drink Ireland, has warned. The Govern(...)

Business adviser Ram Charan says digital leaders are not afraid to cannibalise what they have or abandon what is not working.

At first glance, digital giants such as Amazon, Apple, Google and Netflix may appear to have little in common with SMEs but studying how their leaders(...)

Jean Murray, at her home in Ratoath with her dogs, Heidi, Slinky and Storm: Murray is part of the growing number of Irish people who subscribe to conspiracy theories about Covid-19 and its vaccines. Photograph: Alan Betson

In March 2020, mother-of-three Jean Murray was posting tips on how to combat the spread of Covid-19 which had just arrived in Ireland. “Open all your(...)

US president Joe Biden said millions of good, well-paid jobs would emerge from tackling the climate crisis, including in “fields we haven’t even conceived of yet”. Photograph:  Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Even geopolitical foes can find common ground on combating climate change, US president Joe Biden declared during the closing session of a global summ(...)

Mick Jagger: has released amusing pandemic song. Photograph: Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP

Mick Jagger has released a new – and amusing – solo single, Eazy Sleazy, that rails against the boredom of lockdowns during the coronavirus pandemic. (...)

A deal for Nuance would be Microsoft’s second-biggest, after its $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn in 2016. Photograph: iStock

Microsoft said on Monday it would buy artificial intelligence and speech technology firm Nuance Communications for about $16 billion (€13.43 billion) (...)

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