Bill Gates

Satya Nadella, Bill Gates give Chinese President private tour of Microsoft campus

To set itself apart, Microsoft arranged quite the exhibition for the influential world leader. This includes a banquet, where chief executive Satya Nadella and co-founder Bill Gates could be found sitting on either side of Mr. Xi's…

Bill Gates writes a moving letter to employees on Microsoft’s 40th anniversary

Bill Gates wrote to Microsoft employees over the weekend as the computer giant celebrated its 40th anniversary. In the message, the Microsoft co-founder talked about future opportunities for the company while thanking employees for their…
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Bill Gates drinks water that came from human feces – for a good cause, of course

Bill Gates recently drank a glass of clean water derived from piles of human feces to raise awareness for a machine that processes human waste to generate electricity and produce drinkable water.

Snowden is no hero, says Bill Gates

In a wide-ranging interview with Rolling Stone, Bill Gates says he doesn't have "much admiration" for Edward Snowden, and suggests Microsoft rather than Facebook could have bought WhatsApp.
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Bill Gates back on top in Forbes rich list, Zuckerberg biggest gainer

Bill Gates once again finds himself at the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, while Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg's wealth increased the most in the last year among the 1500+ names in the list.

Report: Microsoft may name Satya Nadella as CEO, Gates out as chairman

Possibly capping off a five month search for the new CEO of Microsoft, sources within the software company have indicated that Microsoft's Satya Nadella is the lead choice for the job.

Awkward moment occurs between Bill Gates, Jimmy Fallon, and a MacBook

Jimmy was a bit uncomfortable at one point during his sit-down with tech legend Bill Gates, and rightfully so, for Fallon had a certain rival company's product on his desk during the interview.
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Reddit user gets a special secret santa: Bill Gates

One Reddit user was surprised to discover that her secret santa was Bill Gates. Gates picked out a remarkably thoughtful gift and now I want to join this gift exchange. Good job, Bill Gates. Good job, Reddit. Merry Christmas, everyone!

Prominent Microsoft investors reportedly pushing for Gates to go

Three top Microsoft shareholders are reportedly calling for Bill Gates to step down as chairman. Concerns about his presence on the special committee searching for a new CEO to replace Steve Ballmer are said to be part of the problem.

Was Steve Ballmer’s resignation more sudden than Microsoft claims?

Steve Ballmer's resignation as Microsoft CEO came as a shock to us on Friday. And though Ballmer's internal email and Microsoft's press release led us to believe this was long in the works, Ballmer's departure may not have been as planned…

Bill Gates on Steve Jobs: His sense of design made “phenomenal products” possible

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has spoken about his relationship with the late Steve Jobs. During an interview with Charlie Rose for 60 Minutes, Gates commented on how Microsoft and Apple differed, and talked about one of his last meetings…

Bill Gates admits he’s ‘not satisfied’ with aspects of Microsoft, says mobile strategy was a ‘mistake’

Bill Gates said in a recent interview with CBS This Morning that he's "not satisfied" with Microsoft's attempts to bring breakthrough products to the market, while at the same time expressing frustration that the company failed to establish…