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1 hr ago | The Age

Billionaires call on Congress to 'roll out the welcome mat' to immigrants

Washington: Three of the world's richest men - Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson - have criticised the US Congress over its failure to revamp immigration laws.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Warren Buffett, US Politics, Barack Obama, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives

2 hrs ago | CNN

Unusual trio pushes for action on immigration

Sheldon Adelson, a casino mogul and major Republican donor, teamed up with tech billionaire Bill Gates and investor icon Warren Buffett, both supporters of President Barak Obama, to urge Congress and the White House to find common ground on immigration reform.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Warren Buffett, US Politics

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New York Post

Israel? Iraq? What, me worry? Kerry hitting Sun Valley

The growing unrest in the Middle East can wait. Secretary of State John Kerry is slated to take time off his busy schedule to chat up the moguls here at Allen & Co.'

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Related Topix: New York, NY, mia, Citizen Sports, Retail, InterActiveCorp, Apparel

CNN

Carlos Slim, world's second-richest person, forced to break up telecom empire

The move came ahead of new legislation in Mexico intended to reduce monopoly power.

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Ubergizmo

Microsoft CEO Reiterates Commitment To Xbox

A few months back there were rumors about the future of Microsoft's Xbox division with some investors and analysts even suggesting that the company should spin off its gaming division .

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Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Microsoft, Startups

Switched

Bill Gates Backs Birth Control With Wireless On-Off Switch

First Bill Gates brought us a better condom. Now, the billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder is taking birth control to an even more amazing level.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, MicroCHIPS, Human Sexuality

Canada.com

Bill Gates funds birth control microchip that lasts 16 years inside...

A diagram showing the technology behind a controlled-release microchip that could deliver birth control from inside the body for as long as 16 years.

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Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Examiner.com

Bill Gates bringing computer technology to birth control

In a futuristic and somewhat creepy new approach to birth control, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is providing funds for a pre-clinical trial that would involve a computer chip being implanted under a woman's skin.

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Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

World Magazine

Bill Gates' big bucks can't slow slipping support for Common Core

Oklahoma and South Carolina are pulling out through their state legislatures, and North Carolina is heading for the door as well.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Canada.com

Bill Gates funds birth control microchip that lasts 16 years inside...

A diagram showing the technology behind a controlled-release microchip that could deliver birth control from inside the body for as long as 16 years.

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Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Hispanic Business

Could Strive Turn Zim Into Africa's First Cashless Economy

He continues to live up to the reputation with a new venture that's as bold as they come.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

She Knows

Birth control chip implant you can turn on and off? It's happening

Kristen Fischer is a copywriter, author and journalist based in New Jersey. She is a Certified Professional Resume Writer and host on the monthly podcast, Freelance Radio.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Free Republic

Common Core Becomes a Nightmare

Americans are waking up to how bad Common Core really is for education, but its nightmare does not go away quickly.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, Non-Profit, US Supreme Court, Mary Fallin, US Governors

GlobeNewswire

"Fearless Genius" Exhibit to debut in the West Coast at the Computer History Museum on July 9

The Computer History Museum announced today the opening of its latest exhibit "Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000," featuring photographs by award-winning photographer Doug Menuez.

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Related Topix: Computers, Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Stanford University

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Wired

Students Who Push Tech Boundaries Should Be Encouraged, Not Punished

Universities are not always the most welcoming places for student innovation, yet so many of the biggest tech success stories got their start on college campuses.

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Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Microsoft

Daily Record

View from the Cheap Seats

Last weekend, I found I had the house to myself again. I had a huge amount of work planned and got none of it done.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Newport, AR, Inventions, Science / Technology

BetaNews

I am Microsoft All-In

Sixth in a series. On July 1, I officially started my " Microsoft All-In " summer sojourn.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Google, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

National Review Online

Bill Gates Developing Contraceptive Pill That Lasts 16 Years

Instead of taking a pill a day, what if you could take one pill that lasted 16 years? That's the premise for a new project funded by the Gates Foundation , which looks at innovative ways to deliver drugs into the body.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Bill Gates Helped Invent This Remote-Controlled Birth Control Device For Women

Thanks to him, a new remote-controlled birth control device will soon be tested and could be available as a commercial product by 2018, reports MIT Technology Review's Gwen Kinkead .

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Related Topix: MicroCHIPS

KHQ-TV Spokane

Investment bank's conference returns to Sun Valley

Leaders of some of the world's top technology and media companies are scheduled to gather this week in Sun Valley for the annual Allen & Co.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Microsoft, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg

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