Topic: Bill Gates
In Pictures The world's richest people
The annual Forbes 400 list of wealthiest Americans has landed amid heated rhetoric over 'class warfare.' Members saw their net worth ($1.53 trillion combined) rise 12 percent in the past year.
09/21/2011 08:24 pm
Africa could be home to an unlikely boom in nuclear power plant construction, as Nigeria plans to join South Africa as the continent's second nuclear nation.
09/20/2011 06:05 pm
To reduce the deficit and create jobs, President Obama wants a "Buffett Rule" to make the super wealthy pay taxes at a rate more like average Americans. Republicans call that "class warfare."
09/18/2011 03:13 pm
77 percent of Americans mistrust the government. But a lack of faith is bad for all of us.
09/16/2011 03:00 pm
History is rife with examples of companies that lost their cutting edge along with their founders. As Steve Jobs steps back from Apple, some analysts say innovation may slide. Others see 'deep bench of talent.'
08/25/2011 08:07 pm
Every year, Forbes releases a list of the world’s most powerful woman, influential in everything from politics to technology to culture. The list includes obvious choices, such as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, but also includes unexpected choices, such as Lady Gaga (No. 11 this year). Here are the 10 most powerful women: (See full list here)
08/25/2011 02:41 pm
Apple CEO Steve Jobs resigned Wednesday. Jobs will stay on as Apple board chairman as Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook takes over as chief executive running Apple.
08/24/2011 08:58 pm
401(k) savings represent a form of passive, ordinary investing. But 'success in the mainstream' means that you're taking extraordinary actions, above and beyond 401(k) savings, to become financially successful.
08/16/2011 02:12 pm
Rigid standards are shutting out aspiring teachers. States must evaluate potential teachers without traditional certification in ways that don't push needed talent away.
08/15/2011 11:39 am