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Bill Gates plugs energy research agency

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is putting in a plug for the federal government’s energy research agency, ARPA-E, just when it’s in need of a power surge. The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy was created in 2009 within the U.S. Department of Energy … Continue reading

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Richard Branson sizes up Seattle’s billionaires

At the age of 66, Virgin billionaire Richard Branson has seen a lot of entrepreneurs come and go, but he’s also gotten to know some of the enduring titans of the tech industry, such as Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and … Continue reading

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Bill Gates gives ResearchGate another boost

Berlin-based ResearchGate, a LinkedIn-type site for scientists, today revealed that it has received $52.6 million from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and a wide spectrum of other investors in a funding round. The investment round closed in 2015, but it’s just now being … Continue reading

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