Forbes' latest rich list puts former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg in the top ten richest people in the world.
Forbes rich list was able to find more that 2,000 billionaires for the first time in the 31-year history of the rankings.
In an exclusive interview with IBTimes UK, the boss of automation giant says humankind is accelerating towards 'co-bots' not just robots.
The 61-year-old offered his thoughts on everything from artificial intelligence to his favourite sandwich.
The billionaire magnate said advances in genetic engineering could be a global threat.
The tech titan says people should be enthusiastic about innovation and not fear it.
Oxfam says despite all the donations, by his 86th birthday, Gates could well be a trillionaire.
Zuckerberg and Gates got rich by creating something people want – we can't confiscate successful businesses.
Top 8 billionaires are as wealthy as the 3.6 billion people that make up the poorer 50% of the planet.
Other winners included Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen, Frank Gehry, Margaret Hamilton and Maya Lin.
Lawrence Summers warns controversial move may end up doing more harm than good over the long run.
Microsoft founder says demonetisation will accelerate India's shift towards a digitised economy.
The Microsoft billionaire said his children will be financially secure but forge their own paths in life.
Email reveals other potential candidates included Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and Senator Elizabeth Warren.
'We want to dramatically improve every life in Max's generation,' Chan said, referring to their daughter Maxima.
The 80-year-old's $79.5bn fortune has surpassed that of Bill Gates after Inditex shares rose by 2.5%.
Did Microsoft use code from CP/M for MS-DOS? Find the command that prints Gary Kildall's name to win a prize.
Xbox co-creator Ed Fries says Gates wasn't too pleased with the idea of having it pivot away from Windows.
Facebook users voice anger at Microsoft founder after he claims in GateNotes that Thai people tap into grid.
Microsoft proposed that they could handle the software and networking while Nintendo took care of the hardware - a proposal that the latter rejected.