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Bill Gates

A computer developer and entrepreneur and one of the richest people in the world. He became involved in computing in the middle and late 1970s and founded Microsoft. He was instrumental in developing DOS and the Windows operating systems. Gates helped make the personal computer accessible and affordable for most people, which revolutionized education, business, and many other fields. He also founded the Gates Foundation, a philanthropic organization.
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What would you like to change about Bill Gates going into the future?
How much of the $9 billion estimate for launching the Teledesic network do Bill Gates and Craig McCaw plan to pick up?
Unlike Bill Gates who has been on a charity spree, Allen has gone ahead and fulfilled some of his wildest dreams.
It is because we believe this about Bill Gates that we come to the conclusion he has been duped.
Bill Gates had claimed that vaccination campaigns could eliminate polio within six years from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria where it was still endemic.
In 1987 Bill Gates was a programming punk plotting a heist of IBM's operating system market share.
The Vice President, addressing Bill Gates said "We welcome you in the UAE as a great humanitarian and we have great respect for you since you are the man of generosity in the field of supporting the needy, sick people and the students in the various poor regions"
More important, however, is the fact that despite all the success Microsoft has had, it has lost something by not allowing Bill Gates to concentrate on software development.
Judie Brown will be in Las Vegas from November 11 - 17 to discuss why Bill Gates has been duped into believing that his donations to population control are helping rather than destroying mankind.
But the last time I looked, Microsoft was one of the most admired companies in America, and Bill Gates was a national hero.
The Tech Museum of Innovation, one of the nation's premier science and technology museums focused on "inspiring the innovator in everyone," announced today that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is the recipient of the 2006 James C.
Summary: General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, attended a lecture delivered by Bill Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on "Catalytic philanthropy: changing the world through giving".