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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella caps a decade of change and tremendous growth

Feb. 03, 2024 06:02 AM EST

Satya Nadella marks his tenth year as Microsoft CEO on Sunday, capping a decade of stunning growth as he pivoted the slow-moving software giant into a laser focus on cloud computing and artificial intelligence. Microsoft’s stock has soared by more than 1,000% since Nadella took...

Why Taylor Swift's globe-trotting in private jets is getting scrutinized

Feb. 02, 2024 17:20 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For weeks, scrutiny over singer Taylor Swift’s travel in private jets has been bubbling up on social media, with people pointing out the planet-warming emissions of carbon dioxide released with every flight. The megastar is dating Kansas City Chiefs tight end...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO calls for billionaires to give away more and soon

Jan. 25, 2024 00:06 AM EST

The CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has a message: Hey billionaires, give away more of your money to address inequality and do it soon. Mark Suzman made the call in his annual letter released Thursday that led with the story of Chuck Feeney, a billionaire whose...

At Davos, leaders talked big on rebuilding trust. Can the World Economic Forum make a difference?

Jan. 19, 2024 09:12 AM EST

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Business and political elites descended on the Swiss Alpine snows of Davos to suss out “rebuilding trust” in a splintering world. If there’s any takeaway from the World Economic Forum's annual meeting — boldly touting that theme — it’s that we still have a...

Gates Foundation takes on poverty in the U.S. with $100 million commitment

Dec. 07, 2023 10:36 AM EST

In recent years, city leaders in Grand Island, Nebraska, observed that many workers and students were walking or biking long distances to their jobs or schools. So when city administrator, Laura McAloon, learned of an opportunity to study the development of a bus system to meet those transportation...