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Tech Leaders To Meet With President-Elect Trump

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Bill Gates says that in the dispute between Apple and the FBI over a court order to unlock an iPhone, he sides with the FBI. Other tech company executives have sided with Apple — including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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President Obama (from left), French President Francois Hollande and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates applaud a speech during the Mission Innovation event at the UN conference on climate change Monday in Paris. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cellphones are everywhere in the developing world, as this Nairobi street scene shows. Bill and Melinda Gates believe the phones can be used for everything from farmer education to instant banking. Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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By ensuring vaccines are invented and distributed, Bill Gates says, his foundation is dramatically reducing the number of childhood deaths in poor countries. Marie McGrory/NPR hide caption

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Why Bill Gates Fights Diseases Abroad, Not At Home

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Satya Nadella, who's reportedly in line to be Microsoft's next CEO. Stephen Brashear/AP hide caption

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One experimental condom has tabs on either side so it's easier to put on in the dark. Courtesy of California Family Health Council hide caption

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Courtesy of California Family Health Council

Those are the hands of David Bradley, an original member of the IBM PC team and the inventor of the control-alt-delete function, hitting the right keys. Bob Jordan /AP hide caption

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