Bill Gates


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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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Shri Venkaiah Naidu has complimented Shri Bill Gates for his philanthropic initiatives seeking primarily, to address basic needs of the people across the world.
Microsoft announced that both external and internal candidates would be considered and Bill Gates is sure to have support among investors, the report added.
The Prime Minister appreciated the sentiments of Bill Gates and thanked him for congratulating on assumption of his office.
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Bill Gates, the nation's richest person, had an estimated worth of $50 billion in June.
Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates will kick off COMDEX's keynotes, marking his 20th anniversary of addressing the COMDEX audience.
The governments' complaints, which reportedly are bolstered by internal company e-mails by Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, are full of talk about computer operating systems and Internet browsers.
0 magazine has added two leading business journalists to its roster of monthly columnists: John Heilemann, award-winning magazine writer and best-selling author of "Pride Before the Fall: The Trials of Bill Gates and the End of the Microsoft Era," and John Battelle, the former CEO of The Industry Standard and co-founder of Wired magazine.
In the Silicon Valley version of being caught in public with your fly open, Bill Gates was showing off Windows 98 at a major computer show Monday when the system crashed.
In a twist on the Western play-offs, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates publicly demoed Midtown Madness 3, which launches as an Xbox Live-enabled game later this year.
Furthermore, depriving great minds, such as that of Bill Gates, of their right to economic freedom also deprives the rest of us of what they could produce.
Prior to the start of the Bill Gates keynote speech, a special media/analyst preview panel will take place from 4:30 - 6:00 pm at the MGM Grand Hotel, conference room number 114.