Latest Bill Gates Stories
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.
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.
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will be the featured keynote speaker at the 44th Annual Association of Community College Trustees Leadership Congress.
Last night, CBS’ “60 minutes” aired another interview with Bill Gates in which the Microsoft founder grew emotional as he again discussed his relationship with his late rival and friend Steve Jobs.
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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