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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Netscape co-founder Jim Clark launches CommandScape, a building management system for commercial and premium residential properties   —  As a creator of some of the internet's biggest brands, Jim Clark should require little introduction.  But the 73-year-old Texan billionaire doesn't garner …
Aug 22, 2017, 10:20 PMIn context
Tom Metcalf / Bloomberg:
Bill Gates' stake in Microsoft dipped to around 1.3% after $4.6B stock gift to Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in June, his largest stock donation since 2000   —  World's richest person reduces Microsoft stake to 1.3 percent  —  Value of his charitable donations surpasses $50 billion
Aug 19, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill Gates as world's richest person, with a net worth of ~$90.9B, as Amazon rose in intraday trading; Gates held the top spot since 2013   —  His net worth climbs more than $1 billion in intraday trading  —  Gates has held top spot on Bloomberg wealth index since 2013
Jul 27, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Trucking network Convoy raises $62M Series B led by YC's Continuity growth fund; investors include Bill Gates' Cascade, Marc Benioff, Bezos Expeditions   —  It's a warm summer afternoon at the TA Seattle East truck stop in North Bend, Wash., and Jerry Brooks is waiting for business.
Jul 25, 2017, 3:30 AMIn context
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

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