181Jan 29, 2010
World Economic Forum
Global food demand will double between now and 2050 as the world’s population reaches 9.2 billion. How can the increased demand for food be met in an economically and environmentally ...
62Jan 25, 2008
New Drivers of Development
A panel discussion was held on the responsibility developed countries have to help developing countries. Discussion centered on problems in Africa. Topics included the importance of health ...
191Mar 7, 2007
Bill Gates testified about the state of education in the U.S. and its impact on the ability of Americans to compete in the global economy. In his remarks he said that overhauls of the ...
125Jun 26, 2006
Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates spoke to reporters about the gift of shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. stock valued at $30.7 billion that Warren Buffett pledged to the Bill and ...
51Jan 27, 2006
Participants talked about new technology designs and business innovation for a wide range of consumer and business products. They also addressed foundations for “disruptive” forces ...
136Feb 26, 2005
Redesigning the American High School
Mr. Gates and others talked about high school education policy, preparing American students for dynamic challenges at universities and in the workplace, current and future academic standards ...
63Jan 27, 2005
The G-8 and Africa: Rhetoric or Action?
Ms. Ockrent moderated a panel that talked about international development programs for the African Continent. Among the issues they addressed were measures to strengthen economies and ...
46Jun 11, 2003
Cable Television and Digital Broadband Services
Company executives talked about new cable television and digital broadband applications. Topics included the availability of high-definition television and increased digital broadband ...
125Nov 2, 2001
Microsoft Antitrust Case
Mr. Gates and Mr. Ballmer spoke to reporters about an antitrust settlement reached with the Justice Department.
39Jun 28, 2001
Microsoft Antitrust Appeal Ruling Reaction
Mr. Gates and Mr. Raikes reacted to the U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that overturned the lower court’s decision to break up Microsoft into smaller entities. They answered media ...
45Jun 7, 2000
Microsoft Antitrust Ruling Reaction
Microsoft officials reacted to the ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Pinfield Jackson to break their company into two separate entities. Mr. Gates said the ruling an ...
41Jun 6, 2000
Technology and the New Economy, Day 1
Technology industry leaders testified about how technology was changing the economy and how legislators should approach public policy and regulation of the industry. Among the issues they ...