Of the world's 2,800 billionaires, 145 are worth at least $US10 billion, making them decabillionaires. Now, the world has two centibillionaires simultaneously.
- by Devon Pendleton and Tom Metcalf
Bill Gates says it's appropriate for the wealthy to pay more taxes, and he thinks he knows the way to do it.
- by Ros Krasny
Bill and Melinda Gates are pushing back against a new wave of criticism about whether billionaire philanthropy is a force for good.
- by Sally Ho
"Sexist" data is making it harder to improve women and girls' lives, the world's leading philanthropic couple Bill and Melinda Gates said on Tuesday in an open letter.
- by Sonia Elks
Bill Gates thinks toilets are a serious business. "I never imagined that I'd know so much about poop," the billionaire philanthropist says.
He helped found his company in his apartment 20 years ago, now China's richest man has outlined his next move.
- by Lulu Yilun Chen
Shrugging off Facebook's data scandal, his wealth continues to rise. For the first time in history, the three richest people on earth made their fortunes in technology.
- by Tom Metcalf & Jack Witzig
Bitcoin is getting no love from two of the world's wealthiest men.
- by Camila Russo & Katherine Chiglinsky
Gene-editing technologies that alter mosquitoes' DNA could prove critical in the fight against malaria, says Bill Gates.
- by Kate Helland