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In August Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, announced that he would retire within a year, but he will apparently still ring in the New Year while holding the top spot at the Redmond, Washington-based software giant.
While many teachers probably think some students spend too much time on social media sites such as Facebook, the social network’s founder is among several philanthropists who have pledged millions that could help bring the Internet to public school classrooms across America.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates called into question the philanthropic priorities of companies like Facebook and Google, which are trying to bring the Internet to developing nations rather than basic health care needs.
Bill Gates headlined the 2013 ACCT Leadership Congress, discussing massive open online courses (MOOCs) and the future of innovation in higher education. Washington,
A report from Reuters claims some of Microsoft’s top investors are pressing the board to dismiss co-founder Bill Gates from his role as company chairman. This report comes as the company is looking for a new CEO to replace Steve Ballmer who announced his retirement late in August.
William Henry "Bill" Gates III, Born October 28, 1955 is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and Co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. He Co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen. Bill Gates is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009 — excluding 2008, when he was ranked third. In 2011 he...
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