Microsoft co-founder and former CEO Bill Gates has voiced his opinion on the encryption debate surrounding an FBI demand seeking Apple to create a backdoor for an iPhone belonging to one of the terrorists in the San Bernadino shooting. It’s an opinion that’s bound to surprise many.
In a rare instance of a tech community veteran agreeing with the US government’s request to force Apple into creating a backdoor for an iPhone, Bill Gates has said that Apple should, in fact, co-operate with law enforcement to create a backdoor.
Furthermore, the former CEO of Microsoft and the world’s richest man does not believe that the FBI’s demand for a backdoor would create a wider [...]
In a Facebook post today, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that he and his wife Priscilla Chan have joined former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates in launching a new initiative. Dubbed the “Breakthrough Energy Coalition”, the founders will look to support companies that are working on zero-carbon clean technology solutions around the world.
The timing of the announcement comes during a time when the U.N. Climate Control Conference takes place in Paris this week. The Breakthrough Energy Coalition is a private group of investors made up of the likes of Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and CEO; Jack Ma, Founder of Ali Baba and Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group and Reid [...]
In many developing countries, there’s no safe way to dispose of human waste. In the developed world, there’s an infrastructure of sewer systems that handle our waste for us; a luxury that many across the globe don’t get to experience.