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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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Bill Gates may act soft and easygoing when Janet Reno wants to work.
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said, "We are close to eradicating some of the world's deadliest and most debilitating preventable diseases that adversely affect the lives of millions of the world's poorest people.
During the telephone call, Bill Gates extended the congratulations to His Highness Shaikh Mohammad bin Zayed on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, and also wished the UAE more progress.
Nawaz Sharif thanked and appreciated Bill Gates for his efforts to eradicate polio, and for pursuing other health and social projects in Pakistan.
The Prime Minister also shared with Mr Bill Gates his government's vision on science and technology promotion.
SHARES in embattled retailer JJB Sports leapt 15% yesterday after it emerged Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates had raised his stake in the group to more than 3%.
MICROSOFT founder Bill Gates has banned his children from using gadgets made by rival Apple, the billionaire's wife has revealed.
Bill Gates, 51, mocked as a super-geek, is fast becoming one of the biggest philanthropists of all time.
THE world's richest man, Bill Gates, is just one of a huge number of celebrity authors to have signed books for a Midland collector.
Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft, is launching a contest this month to identify promising software students in India.
In a similar vein, Microsoft founder and the world's richest man, Bill Gates, expressed chagrin that legitimizing and imposing the tax could take five or ten years and collecting and distributing the revenue couldn't wait that long.
Swedish furniture retail chain IKEA has denied claims that its founder, Swedish businessman Ingvar Kamprad, has overtaken Microsoft founder Bill Gates as the world's richest man.