Tag: Bill Gates

Bill Gates Likens Trump ‘Upbeat Message’ to JFK

Tuesday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Microsoft founder Bill Gates revealed he had a phone conversation with President-elect Donald Trump in recent days. Part of that conversation, Gates said, dealt with Trump seeing areas where things could be improved. In that

Demand for Luxury Bunkers Soars Among Fearful L.A. Elite

A-list actors, big-shot business moguls and others with deep pockets in Los Angeles — anxious in the wake of seemingly endless terrorist attacks and rankled by a highly contentious presidential election — are increasingly building luxury end-of-the-world underground bunkers complete with all the amenities one might find in a high-end condominium.

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57 NFLMLBNHLNBA Owners Make Forbes Billionaires List

Sports has a way of enriching our lives whether you’re a weekend warrior or a hoop fanatic obsessing over March Madness. With Forbes magazine’s release of the world’s richest people on Tuesday, sports enriched some sports fanatics to billionaire status.

Marco Rubio Once Supported Ideas Behind Common Core

Though Marco Rubio has consistently opposed the Common Core standards initiative and its federal intrusion into an area reserved for the states by the Constitution, GOP rival Jeb Bush observed recently that Rubio once supported Race to the Top, the vehicle used by the Obama administration to incentivize states to adopt the education reform.

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No One Wants To Buy Electric Cars. Good.

No one wants to buy electric cars. Americans bought just 102,600 such vehicles in 2015, a 17 percent decline from the previous year, according to researcher Autodata. Nissan Motor Co. sold 43 percent fewer of its all-electric Leaf and General Motors


Donald Trump Faces Immigration Backlash from Tech-Billionaires

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg and his Internet-billionaire friends really don’t want Donald Trump to be president because he will block their plans to increase immigration above the current inflow of 1 million people per year, according to a report from Politico.