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Bill Gates is backing a technology that concentrates sunlight to generate temperatures of 1,000 degrees. It looks like a mosaic of mirrors.

The mirrors are part of a facility run by a solar-energy company called Heliogen. They could eventually replace fossil fuels.
Bill Gates and Elizabeth Warren.

Wealth-tax opposition is rooted in the era of American slavery, 2 economists say

Arguments against taxing wealth are rooted in the rhetoric used by southern slaveowners to protect their fortunes during the era of American slavery.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

The highs and lows of the last decade for Jeff Bezos, from becoming the world’s richest man to a high-profile divorce

In the 2010s, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos launched several services, became the richest man in the world, and got divorced.

Bill Gates just overtook Jeff Bezos to reclaim his spot as world’s richest person

By the end of the trading day on Friday, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates' net worth was at $110 billion. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' was at $108.7 billion.
Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are among the wealthiest men in the United States.

Here’s how much smaller the top 11 billionaires’ fortunes would be if Bernie Sanders’ or Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth ta...

Sanders and Warren want to sharply curb the economic power the superrich have amassed in recent decades and use their money to fund new programs.
Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos.

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have both proposed taxes on the ultra-wealthy. Here’s how much poorer America’s 10 wealthiest billiona...

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have proposed wealth taxes. Jeff Bezos wouldn't be the richest person alive if the US had a wealth tax, a study shows.

Bill and Melinda Gates are backing an ‘unsinkable’ metal that could be used to build ships or floating cities

University of Rochester researchers have designed a new kind of metal that can still float after it has been damaged or punctured.
Ashton Kutcher shared his thoughts on electric scooters.

Ashton Kutcher says he’s not setting up a trust fund for his kids, and his parenting approach echoes what billionaires like Warren Buffett and B...

The wealthy are approaching inheritances differently to teach their kids the value of hard work and prevent the cycle of dynastic wealth.

Elizabeth Warren rolls out ‘calculator for the billionaires’ in thinly veiled swipe at Bill Gates and Leon Cooperman

The tax forms a key part of her populist campaign, and Warren has welcomed public clashes with billionaires to highlight her progressive zeal.
Bill Gates said he has "read a lot of science fiction but I guess not as much as [Bezos and Elon Musk] did."

Bill Gates isn’t interested in space exploration and doesn’t like Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax: Here are 5 highlights from the bill...

At the DealBook conference, Gates said he thinks billionaires should pay higher taxes, but that he's already "paid more than anyone in taxes."