Carlos Slim

 
Gates and Slim launch agricultural research centre to aid food security
Gates and Slim launch agricultural research centre to aid food security
The two tycoons participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for new laboratories at the headquarters of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement...
The world's megarich keep getting richer
The world's megarich keep getting richer
But it is still one economists have sought to answer and perhaps the best measure – as defined by Adam Smith – is based on annual income...
Gates misses top spot in Forbes' richest
Gates misses top spot in Forbes' richest
Mexico telecoms czar Carlos Slim topped the Forbes annual world's richest list on Wednesday, sporting a $69-billion fortune that, while...
Billionaire extends New York Times financial lifeline
Billionaire extends New York Times financial lifeline
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim on Monday agreed to provide the cash-strapped New York Times Company a $250-million loan to stave off mounting...
Price of professor's '$100 laptop' hits $200
Price of professor's '$100 laptop' hits $200
A computer developed for the world's poor children, dubbed "the $100 laptop", has reached a milestone: It is now selling for $200.
After 13 years of Gates, enter the new richest man
After 13 years of Gates, enter the new richest man
It must count among the world's most genial rivalries. Two of the planet's richest men regularly play epic games of online bridge and collaborate...

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