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Bill Gates Talks Steve Jobs and More on Colbert Report Bill Gates Talks Steve Jobs and More on Colbert Report

So, Bill Gates was on The Colbert Report for the first time Wednesday night, presumably to promote the works of his massive philanthropic organization the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the recent release of his annual status letter. Colbert …

TED Makes The Logical Jump To PBS In April TED Makes The Logical Jump To PBS In April

Since its introduction, TED talks have become one of the major forces for good on the Internet. The video series featuring lectures from well-known educators, inventors and innovators have gone on to accrue more than one billion views. Now the …

Bill Gates Sees Windows 8 As The Future Of PCs Bill Gates Sees Windows 8 As The Future Of PCs
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Windows 8 has been controversial to say the least. It seems there are more naysayers everyday as we move closer to its launch this Friday. The operating system does have its fans, however, as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen wrote a …

Toilet Of The Future Has Been Selected By Bill Gates (Here’s What It Looks Like) Toilet Of The Future Has Been Selected By Bill Gates (Here’s What It Looks Like)
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What will the toilet of the future look like? How will it work? These are questions the Bill & Linda Gates foundation sought the answers to with its “Reinventing the Toilet” initiative. Now, the Foundation has selected a winner for …

A Closer Look At The New Bill Gates Comic A Closer Look At The New Bill Gates Comic
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As recently reported, the new Bill Gates comic from Bluewater Productions is available. Having had a chance to peruse it, I can now offer you a closer look, in case you’ve yet to pick one up. The comic begins “sometime …

Bill Gates Says The PC Is Still Best For Education Bill Gates Says The PC Is Still Best For Education
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Apple has really been pushing education for the past few years with the iPad. They even held a huge event earlier this year that was entirely focused on education and the arrival of interactive textbooks on the iPad. Schools are …

The Bill Gates Comic You’ve Been Waiting For Is Now Available (Google, Dorsey Comics On The Way) The Bill Gates Comic You’ve Been Waiting For Is Now Available (Google, Dorsey Comics On The Way)

Bluewater Productions announced that its new Bill Gates comic, ““Bill Gates: Co-Founder of Microsoft,” is now available in stores and online. The description says: He has been called the sultan of software and the master of the modern PC. Follow …

Who Will Buy the Island of Lanai? The Founder of Oracle or the Founder of Microsoft? Who Will Buy the Island of Lanai? The Founder of Oracle or the Founder of Microsoft?

Los Angeles billionaire David Murdoc is trying to sell his private island of Lanai, and already has a potential buyer. The island is part of Hawaii (It’s the sixth largest Island in Hawaii to be more specific), but only 2% …

Steve Jobs And Bill Gates Throw Down In Rap Battle Steve Jobs And Bill Gates Throw Down In Rap Battle
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If you’ve been on YouTube for any amount of time, you’re probably aware of NicePeter’s and EpicLloyd’s Epic Rap Battles of History. The video pits two historical figures against each other in what can only really be described as epic. …

Bill Gates’ Old Porsche Sells for $80,000 Bill Gates’ Old Porsche Sells for $80,000

According to Wolfgang Humer, a representative from Dorotheum auction house in Vienna, Bill Gates old Porsche 911 aroused quite a bit of interest when it went up for auction. Apparently there were bidders from all over the world, but it …

NBC takes Initiative to Buy Microsoft out of MSNBC NBC takes Initiative to Buy Microsoft out of MSNBC

All the way back in 1996, a chance meeting between NBC News anchor, Tom Brokaw and Microsoft founder Bill Gates sparked the creation of a new way for viewers to get news. MSNBC.com was launched along with its cable television …

Pee: Bill Gates’ Latest Investment To Save The World Pee: Bill Gates’ Latest Investment To Save The World

Do you recall a Time article last year that featured Bill Gates’ latest idea to improve sanitation in the developing and poorer areas of the world with the bold idea of turning human waste into a usable natural resource? He …

Forbes’  400 American Billionaires: Gates Still #1 Forbes’ 400 American Billionaires: Gates Still #1
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The Forbes’ Magazine annual list of American billionaires has come out and to pretty much no ones surprise, Bill Gates is still #1. The annual list is produced as a way to show off American productivity and prosperousness. This years …

Microsoft Adds Tenth Member to Board Microsoft Adds Tenth Member to Board

Microsoft Corp. today announced that John W. Thompson, chief executive officer of privately held Virtual Instruments and former chairman and CEO of Symantec Corp., was appointed to the company’s board of directors, returning the board’s size to 10 members. Thompson …

Bill Gates Donates $750 Million To Combat AIDS, TB, and Malaria Bill Gates Donates $750 Million To Combat AIDS, TB, and Malaria

Good Guy Gates has just done something else awesome, injecting a sizable amount of money into the struggling Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. Today, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Gates announced a contribution of …

Bill Gates Is Better Than Batman Bill Gates Is Better Than Batman
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Frugal Dad brings us the daily infographic about the numerous lives that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has saved since he turned to charity work. It’s called “Redefining Action Hero: Bill Gates is Better than Batman.” Frugal Dad had this to …

CES 2012: Fifteen Years Of Microsoft Keynotes In Two Minutes CES 2012: Fifteen Years Of Microsoft Keynotes In Two Minutes

Though Microsoft’s CES keynote may not have contained any earth-shattering product news, there was apparently one little gem thrown in to entertain the crowd. As part of the keynote, which is the company’s last, Microsoft showed a video that recapped …

Bill Gates Talks About Returning To Microsoft & Steve Jobs Bill Gates Talks About Returning To Microsoft & Steve Jobs

Although he’s technically on vacation with his family in Australia, Bill Gates took some time to sit down for an interview today with Tim Lester of Fairfax Media to discuss a few topics that have been swirling around the Microsoft …

Bill Gates: Having Millions Of Dollars Is Good Enough Bill Gates: Having Millions Of Dollars Is Good Enough
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According to Bill Gates, having an absurd amount of money is not really that different than having a whole lot of money. On Thursday, Bill Gates appeared at the University of Washington to talk to students. He visited the Computer …

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Slam Each Other in Upcoming Jobs Bio Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Slam Each Other in Upcoming Jobs Bio
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The Steve Jobs biography hits the shelves on Monday, but some have managed to get their hands on the book early, and various tidbits from it are permeating news. Among the more juicy nuggets are some words from both Jobs …

Leaping Bill Gates, Google Prediction API, and Jabba the Hutt Leaping Bill Gates, Google Prediction API, and Jabba the Hutt

When you see Bill Gates, a few things come to mind: billionaire, philanthropy, Windows, etc. One thing that probably doesn’t come to mind is athletic ability, which makes sense. For more daily video round-ups, go here. See Bill Gates leap …