Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talked about what he considers to be his “greatest mistake every” at the company during an interview at venture capital firm Village Global. It was the company’s haphazard move from Windows Mobile to Windows Phone. That move allowed Android to become the only true alternative to Apple’s iOS platform.
Bill Gates is a lot of things but he’s not a professional actor. Perhaps that’s why he’s going to be playing himself and not a character on hit network TV show The Big Bang Theory next month. According to a report, Gates’ guest appearance in an episode of The Big Band Theory will have the other characters clamoring for a chance to meet him.
Microsoft’s co-founder and former CEO has decided to build a smart city in Arizona. He’s spending $80 million for this purpose. The money will be invested in this planned smart city that’s going to be based outside Phoenix, Arizona. The money will be poured in through a group controlled by Gates’ investment firm Cascade Investment. The smart city is going to be spread on nearly 25,000 acres of land.
Microsoft co-founder and ex-CEO Bill Gates has announced a $100 million personal commitment to fight Alzheimer’s. He will be investing money into the Dementia Discovery Fund which seeks to discover treatments for this disease. This contribution isn’t being made by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation which already runs countless philanthropic projects across the globe. Gates will provide this $100 million himself.
Of all the people in the world, you’d expect Microsoft co-founder and ex-CEO Bill Gates to use a smartphone powered by his company’s platform. However, it seems like the demise of the mobile iteration of Windows has caught up to the tech leader and iconic philanthropist. Bill Gates has switched to the dark side. He’s using an Android smartphone now.
We’ve all found ourselves in situations when we’re mashing Ctrl-Alt-Del on the keyboard when our Windows PC freezes. We know it by heart and it’s normally the first fix we try when something goes wrong, nevermind the fact that it’s an awkward operation that requires you to use both hands. Microsoft co-founder and former CEO Bill Gates has never been a fan of Ctrl-Alt-Del and turns out, he still doesn’t […]
Microsoft co-founder and ex-CEO Bill Gates has long been considered to be the richest person in the world. He’s certainly one of the richest men alive right now but he has only held the spot formally since 2013. It appears that he now has to make way for another tech titan to claim the spot from him. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is now the richest man on this […]
Many of you will have heard stories about a handful of college dropouts who went on to achieve great things in life. Bill Gates comes to mind, he dropped out of Harvard in 1975, went on to found Microsoft and then did amazing things behind the wheel of his tech company. Steve Jobs dropped out of Reed College and so did Mark Zuckerberg. Despite having left college in his sophomore […]
Hillary Clinton has already picked her running mate for the upcoming presidential election but if supposedly leaked emails from her campaign manager John Podesta are believed, she may have considered putting two notable figures from the tech industry on the ticket. Recently leaked emails reveal that Microsoft co-founder and ex-CEO Bill Gates as well as current Apple CEO Tim Cook were both considered as potential vice president nominees.
Bill Gates is best known for co-founding Microsoft and spending years at the company’s helm until it became a software juggernaut. He’s also known for being the richest man in the world, but he puts all that wealth to good use with his philanthropic efforts that are almost always welcomed by everybody across the globe, but Bolivia has been offended by it this time. Gates recently detailed a plan to donate […]
The story of the advancement of technology can not be written without mentioning Bill Gates or Steve Jobs. Both have played an instrumental role in shaping technology’s role in our lives and surely they will both go on to live in history for centuries. They also had quite the rivalry back in the day, and while several movies have been made to show that, there’s a musical coming to broadway […]
The world will remember Bill Gates not only for Microsoft and all the incredible things that he did with that company but also for his tireless efforts to make a difference in this world. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has done incredible work to eventually eradicate polio and malaria, a major chunk of Gates’ fortune has been spent in this endeavor, and now he’s going to spend $2 billion […]
Remember earlier this year Bill Gates drank what was essentially recycled poop that through the technological marvel of the Janicki Omni Processor, was transformed into drinkable water? It looks like whatever tests and trials they were previously conducting was a success because it seems that the system is now live and has begun rolling out to parts of Africa as part of a larger test.For those who are unfamiliar with […]
The reason why Bill Gates became the richest man on the planet is simple: he co-founded Microsoft four decades ago. With his co-founder Paul Allen, Gates went on a mission to put a computer on every desk in every home across the globe. Microsoft has since grown to be a multi-billion dollar company that now does much more than what it started off with. To commemorate the company’s 40th anniversary Bill […]