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