Person: Bill Gates
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Thu, 21 May, 2020
Wed, 20 May, 2020
As an investment advisor, one of the most frequently asked questions I get from clients is about buying
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020
Why do we venerate the hoarding of money? Broadly, we regard hoarding as a bad thing. To call someone a hoarder is to imply psychological disturbance and a living space that needs a good clearout before it gets made into a cheap documentary. Unless you hoard money. Having too much of that is revered.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
The only way to know how any so-called geoengineering techniques would affect the climate is to deploy them over several decades on a massive scale, writes
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
Computer pioneer Percy Ludgate is not a household name like Bill Gates or Steve Jobs — but a team of researchers based at Trinity College Dublin has set about changing that, writes
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
Maybe we aren’t so racist or misogynistic after all. Perhaps it is strength, hard work, and decency we value above hate, writes
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
SOME employers are offering higher salaries, perks and more flexible work arrangements to attract and retain top talent, say the hosts of a new survey of 1,000 chartered accountants.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
Away from the dangerous Brexit soap opera, the EU has been reshuffling its pack of cards.
Sun, 21 Jul, 2019
'FIRE' is a term I came across in recent weeks reading some research on wealth management services in the US.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
Impossible Foods, which makes a meatless plant-based burger and is backed by celebrities like Serena Williams and Katy Perry, said it has raised $300m (€267m) in the latest round of funding ahead of a possible initial public offering.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Bernard Arnault, Europe’s richest man, got another boost as LVMH shares hit a record, due to better-than-expected sales of Louis Vuitton handbags and leather goods.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
The food industry got a significant wake-up call last week and one that needs to be absorbed by anyone invested in its future.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
The race to meet rising demand for vegetarian meals is heating up as Nestle unveiled plans to introduce its soy-protein-based burgers across Europe and the US this year.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
Here's your morning bulletin.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018
Your morning's headlines.
Wed, 08 Aug, 2018
Bill Gates is one of the world’s richest people, earning about €328 per second.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
Bill Gates has decided that the world’s mood, or at least the prevailing mood in the West, is overly negative.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2018
Finding billionaires in Silicon Valley isn’t hard. But tracking down members of the three-comma club at Apple is a less fruitful endeavour.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
The first item was our equivalent of a Korr pasta packet.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
Google is willing to pay more tax globally says its chief executive Sundar Pichai, said at the World Economic Forum, as talk was on the tone of the “America First” speech that US president Donald Trump will deliver at the Davos summit in Switzerland.
Thu, 25 Jan, 2018
There are only a few days to Christmas. Hopefully, the mad dash to procure those last awkward pieces on the list is over and you can finally begin to settle in and enjoy the lead up to Christmas, writes.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
Amazon has reported a sales increase of 25% for the second quarter of 2017, on the day founder Jeff Bezos briefly became the world's richest man.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
As Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos jockey for the designation of world’s wealthiest man, the Seattle billionaires are united behind at least one local venture. They’re both investors in a trucking logistics startup that competes with Uber.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
Madonna said the children's wing at a hospital in Malawi she has been building for two years completed its first surgery last week and will officially open July 11.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
A Shannon, Co Clare-based company specialising in drone flying research, aims to be at the forefront of an industry predicted to be involved in areas as diverse as agriculture, rescue and even food and merchandise delivery.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
In Japan’s leafy hamlet of Karuizawa, otherworldly architecture is the expression of the uninhibited self, says
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
A tax on robots is a tax on the business that invested in them, writes
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
meets Nina Kati, an interior designer who applies principles of the ancient Chinese practice of feng shui to Irish homes.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
Here's your lunchtime bulletin.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
talks with Nick Halla, chief strategy officer of Impossible Foods. With backers including Bill Gates, the food start-up aims to replace meat at your table and use science to create the foods of the future.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2017
The one thing you can be certain of is that the rich will get richer on his watch, writes.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
The global business elite, each coughing up over €20,000 each, are gathering for their annual shindig at the up-market Swiss resort of Davos.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017
Some predicted a win for Trump would spook the markets butand found the prospect of a businessman in the White House just helped the rich grow richer.
Fri, 30 Dec, 2016
Fri, 11 Nov, 2016
I see that I can’t see the Milky Way as I used to. It may be my eyes, but it seems I’m not the only one.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2016
Kyran Fitzgerald discusses the legacy of the late Alvin Toffler, the social futurist and business forecaster who died last month.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
The head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde yesterday warned the UK of the risks of leaving the EU and said there was a clear economic argument for remaining part of the bloc.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2016
Ireland's teenagers are worried about their chances of ever getting a job, being forced to leave home to do so and whether or not they will ever own a house of their own.
Mon, 09 May, 2016
The legend that is Warren Buffett spread in an even wider arc around the globe at the weekend, as the iconic Berkshire-Hathaway annual general meeting streamed live on the internet for the first time.
Tue, 03 May, 2016
WPP has begun the search for a new chief executive, for when founder Martin Sorrell steps down.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2016
argues that America’s capacity to develop new technologies is one of its greatest strengths and, if harnessed, can help people worldwide
Wed, 20 Apr, 2016
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016