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Benjamin Romano / Xconomy:
Intellectual Ventures spin-out Pivotal Commware, developing antenna from metamaterials for software defined radios, raises $17M Series A from Bill Gates, others   —  Pivotal Commware, a year-old metamaterials startup built inside patent licensing and invention business Intellectual Ventures …
Jun 16, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
Change.org raises $30M led by LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman; Sam Altman and Bill Gates invest too   —  In 2006, newly minted Stanford grad Ben Rattray sat at a Starbucks in Silicon Valley, pitching LinkedIn founder and early Facebook investor Reid Hoffman to fund his idea for a political website.
May 26, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Bill Gates-backed satellite antenna company Kymeta discloses $73.5M round in SEC filing, its largest round to date as total funding approaches $200M   —  Kymeta has raised its largest investment round to fuel development of the company's satellite antenna technology.
Apr 7, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Maureen Dowd / Vanity Fair:
Interviews with Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Ray Kurzweil, others on AI in coming decades, its regulation, and possible implementations   —  Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley's latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him.  And he thinks you should be frightened too.
Mar 27, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Berlin-based ResearchGate, a social network for scientists with 12M users, raises $52.6M from Goldman Sachs, Bill Gates, Benchmark Capital, and others   —  Calvin Coffey, a professor of surgery at the University of Limerick in Ireland, has a world of gadgetry, scientific equipment and medical tests at his disposal.
Mar 1, 2017, 5:10 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Q&A with Bill Gates on his work as an adviser to Microsoft, the evolution of the company, and his focus on natural language processing and virtual assistants   —  It has been nearly a decade since Bill Gates left his day-to-day role at Microsoft, but he still has a connection to the company …
Feb 18, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Kevin J. Delaney / Quartz:
Bill Gates supports taxing the use of robots to slow the spread of automation and to finance other employment   —  Robots are taking human jobs.  But Bill Gates believes that governments should tax companies' use of them, as a way to at least temporarily slow the spread of automation and to fund other types of employment.
Feb 17, 2017, 10:20 PMIn context
Kevin J. Delaney / Quartz:
Bill Gates to lead $1B 20-year duration fund to fight climate change in energy, transport, agriculture, other industries; directors include Ma, Doerr, Khosla   —  Bill Gates is leading a more than $1 billion fund focused on fighting climate change by investing in clean energy innovation.
Dec 11, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Steve Ballmer says he and Bill Gates “drifted apart” after Gates disagreed with his decision that Microsoft make its own mobile hardware   —  The former CEO says Microsoft got into the mobile device market too late  —  Steve Ballmer said his decision to push Microsoft Corp …
Nov 5, 2016, 11:05 PMIn context
Stephanie M. Lee / BuzzFeed:
The new nonprofit Chan Zuckerberg Biohub $600M research center reserves right to commercialize findings, a distinction from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation   —  In September, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, announced that they would invest at least $3 billion to …
Nov 1, 2016, 8:35 PMIn context

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