FDA halts Bill Gates-backed CCP Virus testing program

U.S. 05/16/20, 14:07

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has shut down a CCP Virus (coronavirus) testing program that is promoted by billionaire Bill Gates. “Please discontinue patient testing and return of diagnostic results to patients until proper authorization is obtained,” the FDA ...

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her fortune to charity

Business 05/28/19, 11:15

MacKenzie Bezos, who finalized her divorce from Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos earlier this year, is pledging to give away half her fortune to charity. The novelist said Tuesday that she signed The Giving Pledge, a campaign to get the ...

Beyond Meat goes public as sales of plant-based meats rise

U.S. 05/02/19, 09:04

Beyond Meat is ready for more.The El Segundo, California-based maker of plant-based burgers and sausages will make its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange Thursday. It's the first pure-play maker of vegan "meat" to go public, according to Renaissance Capital, ...

Using feces, Bill Gates pushes clean-toilet technology

Tech 11/06/18, 06:43

Placing a jar of feces on a pedestal next to him, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates made a plea Tuesday for the safe disposal of human waste as he kicked off a "Reinvented Toilet" Expo in China."You might guess what's in ...

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies

Tech 10/16/18, 02:07

Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist, technology investor and owner of several professional sports teams, has died. He was 65.He died Monday in Seattle, according to his company Vulcan ...

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