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Bill Gates Chides Facebook Google Philanthropic Priorities
2013-11-04 08:02:34

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.

2013-10-10 23:18:17

Bill Gates headlined the 2013 ACCT Leadership Congress, discussing massive open online courses (MOOCs) and the future of innovation in higher education. Washington,

Bill Gates May Be Pushed Out Of Chairman Role At Microsoft
2013-10-02 08:15:01

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.

Control-Alt-Delete Was A Mistake: Bill Gates
2013-09-27 05:27:00

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates confessed on Thursday that Control-Alt-Delete was a “mistake,” and was only implemented after an IBM keyboard designer wouldn't assign a single button to perform the task of rebooting or logging in to Windows and accessing the task manager.

Steve Ballmer, CEO Of Microsoft, To Retire Within A Year
2013-08-23 10:25:53

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive officer (CEO), wrote in a letter to employees on Friday that he would be retiring from his CEO position within twelve months, once the company can find a suitable replacement as his successor.

Bill Gates Skeptical About Benefits Of Google's Project Loon
2013-08-09 05:55:50

Microsoft founder and multi-billionaire Bill Gates is skeptical that Google’s Loon project, which seeks to bring Internet access to less-developed nations by floating broadband transmitters on high-altitude balloons, can materially improve the quality of life for people living in those countries.

Latest Bill Gates Reference Libraries

Bill Gates
2013-09-17 12:44:24

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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