K&L Gates Adds Antitrust, Competition, and Trade Regulation Partner in Washington, D.C. – K&L Gates

Washington, D.C. – Global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Guillermo Christensen as a partner in the antitrust, competition, and trade regulation practice. He joins K&L Gates from Ice Miller LLP, where he served as office managing partner in Washington, D.C. Drawing on his national security background, Christensen counsels clients in dealing with economic sanctions and embargoes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), including complex technology …….


Illumina Genomics Forum to Feature Bill Gates and Distinguished Health Leaders Addressing Need for Global Access to Genomics – PR Newswire

Speakers will outline critical steps needed to achieve health equity

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN), a global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, today announced that on September 30, its Illumina Genomics Forum (IGF) will feature Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, who will deliver a keynote address on the remarkable potential of genomics to change the trajectory of global health. In…….


Bill Gates-backed startup is building sustainable ACs – Freethink

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The world is getting hotter due to climate change. At the same time, the population is growing, and incomes are rising. Add those factors together, and you get a booming market for air conditioning (AC).

While AC can help us cope with summer heat and the worsening effects of climate ch…….


Opinion | Bill Gates: A Clean Energy Future is in the Hands of Congress – The New York Times

Turn on the evening news and it immediately becomes clear that Americans are experiencing the effects of climate change. Extreme heat and drought are affecting tens of millions of people, as floods and wildfires ravage communities from Appalachia to California. In the coming days, Congress has the opportunity to face down the climate crisis while strengthening our country’s energy security, creating opportunities for businesses and improving the lives of American…….


Bill Gates promotes climate measures in Democrats’ economic package – The Hill

Microsoft founder Bill Gates touted climate measures included in a major reconciliation package Democrats are seeking to pass, saying on Friday that the U.S. “can’t afford to miss” the opportunity to tackle climate change and bolster American energy security.

He wrote in an op-ed for The New York Times that the sweeping climate, tax reform and health package, referred to as the Inflation Reduction Act, “may be the single most important piece of climate legislation in Am…….


Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy backs Terabase’s robot-built solar farms – TechCrunch

Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a climate-focused VC firm linked to some of Earth’s wealthiest individuals, has joined a $44 million bet on solar startup Terabase Energy.

Terabase aims to rapidly build new solar farms “at the terawatt scale,” CEO Matt Campbell said in a statement. The startup claims its automated, on-site factory can already speed up plant construction and cut costs by employing robotic arms that lift and connect heav…….


Gates to the 2022 Gerry Rodeo now open – Spectrum News

GERRY, N.Y. — From barrel racing to bronco riding, the 77th Gerry Volunteer Fireman’s Rodeo is back for a second year since the event was canceled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A capacity crowd on opening night Wednesday cheered on more than 200 cowboys and cowgirls from across New York state, the nation and the world, hoping to rope a share of more than $50,000 in prize money.

They’re cowboys like Carmine Nastri, of Ballston Spa, New York in Saratoga County, one…….


Georgia fourth-generation farmer rips Bill Gates as largest farmland owner in US: ‘Hell yeah I have concerns’ – Fox Business

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A fourth-generation farmer in South Georgia, Will Harris, recently shared concerns about Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates allegedly becoming the largest individual farmland owner in the United States.  

Harris, the owner of White Oak Pastures, a six-generation 152-year-old family farm in Bluffton, Georgia, shared his concerns in a recent post to the farm’s Facebook page. 

“Hell yeah I have concerns about Gates controlli…….


Melinda French Gates Has Sold More Than $1 Billion Of The Stocks She Got In The Divorce Settlement From Bill Gates – Forbes

The Best Revenge: Melinda French Gates strikes a pose for photographers as she arrives at the annual … [+] White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2022.

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After her divorce last year, Melinda French Gates walked away with at least $6.3 billion worth of stock in various companies that had been transferred to her by ex-husband Bill Gates. She’s alr…….