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Satya Nadella writes about the challenges that he faced in his recently released book
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Satya Nadella writes about the challenges that he faced in his recently released book

Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO who kept the company relevant as its primary PC software business faded, could write a book about the challenges he faced.

Barack Obama makes rare public appearance, speaks out against Republican healthcare plan
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Barack Obama makes rare public appearance, speaks out against Republican healthcare plan

Former US president Barack Obama used a rare public appearance to speak out against the latest Republican efforts to upend his signature healthcare reforms.

Microsoft Pix will now use AI to help you take better pictures of documents and whiteboards
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Microsoft Pix will now use AI to help you take better pictures of documents and whiteboards

People take a lot of images of documents and whiteboards, says Microsoft. Their Pix app will now ease that process.

Satya Nadella's debut book 'Hit Refresh' to hit the stands soon; explores his journey in Microsoft
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Satya Nadella's debut book 'Hit Refresh' to hit the stands soon; explores his journey in Microsoft

'Hit Refresh' which Nadella set out to write two years ago is a set of reflections, ideas, and principles of transformation.

A month after Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates joins Instagram with 'thisisbillgates' ID
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A month after Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates joins Instagram with 'thisisbillgates' ID

With an account going by the name thisisbillgates, Bill Gates had signed in for the photo sharing platform from Tanzania

Mark Zuckerberg becomes fifth richest person in the world over strong earnings by Facebook in Q2 2017
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Mark Zuckerberg becomes fifth richest person in the world over strong earnings by Facebook in Q2 2017

According to a report in Fortune on 27 July, Zuckerberg's net worth hit $72.7 billion.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos briefly overtakes Bill Gates to be world's richest, slips as co earnings disappoint
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos briefly overtakes Bill Gates to be world's richest, slips as co earnings disappoint

Forbes magazine said its real-time tracking of personal fortunes showed Bezos with a net worth of $90.5 billion, ahead of the $90 billion for Gates early Thursday.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person with net worth of $90.5 billion
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person with net worth of $90.5 billion

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became the world's richest person, as a jump in the share price of the US tech giant enabled him to overtake Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Forbes magazine estimated

Scientists are directly sucking out the greenhouse gases from the air to cool the Earth down
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Scientists are directly sucking out the greenhouse gases from the air to cool the Earth down

If buried underground, vast amounts of greenhouse gases extracted from the air would help reduce global temperatures.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos asks Twitter followers for ways to donate money
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos asks Twitter followers for ways to donate money

Recommendations ranged from food programs for children, to protecting forests and fighting homelessness.

Mark Zuckerberg returns to Harvard, urges graduates to strengthen global community
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Mark Zuckerberg returns to Harvard, urges graduates to strengthen global community

Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it's up to them to bring purpose to the world.

Warren Buffett slams Wells Fargo for sales scandal; says Berkshire has succession plan in place
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Warren Buffett slams Wells Fargo for sales scandal; says Berkshire has succession plan in place

Buffett has said Berkshire could have a new chief executive within 24 hours if he died or could not continue.

Forbes rich list: India home to 101 billionaires, Mukesh Ambani wealthiest
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Forbes rich list: India home to 101 billionaires, Mukesh Ambani wealthiest

The Forbes list of the 'World's Billionaires' 2017 consists of 2,043 of the richest people in the world who have a combined net worth of US $7.67 trillion, a record 18-percent increase over the past year.

Bill Gates has once again topped the list of world's richest in Forbes magazine
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Bill Gates has once again topped the list of world's richest in Forbes magazine

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's richest billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday.

Bill Gates proposes Robot taxes for the robots that replace humans to take their jobs
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Bill Gates proposes Robot taxes for the robots that replace humans to take their jobs

Robots that steal human jobs should pay taxes, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said. "If a robot comes in to do the same thing, you'd think that we'd tax the robot at a similar level," said Gates, one of the world's richest men.

Elon Musk’s boring idea may sound absurd, but it’s not the first one
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Elon Musk’s boring idea may sound absurd, but it’s not the first one

While Elon Musk's The Boring Company begins tunneling in his own backyard a few months after his tweets, we look back at some famous quotes that were proved wrong.

Bill Gates joins Chinese messaging app WeChat; greets followers in Mandarin
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Bill Gates joins Chinese messaging app WeChat; greets followers in Mandarin

American billionaire Bill Gates has become a rage in China after he opened an account on Chinese messaging application WeChat and greeted his followers in Mandarin, the media reported on Tuesday.

Billionaire Bill Gates may become world's 1st trillionaire in next 25 yrs, says Oxfam report
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Billionaire Bill Gates may become world's 1st trillionaire in next 25 yrs, says Oxfam report

A report by Oxfam International said that considering that Bill Gates' fortune is growing at 11 percent per year since 2009

Oxfam study: 8 billionaires hold half the world's wealth; rich-poor gap 'obscene'
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Oxfam study: 8 billionaires hold half the world's wealth; rich-poor gap 'obscene'

It's because of this kind of inequality that trust in institutions has fallen sharply since the global financial crisis of 2008, according to Edelman, one of the world's biggest marketing firms.