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Steve Jobs’ Death: Bill Gates Issues Statement Steve Jobs’ Death: Bill Gates Issues Statement
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Call them rivals, dual visionaries, or whatever you want – there’s no doubt that Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are both titans of the tech field. With Jobs’ passing this evening, Gates has issued a statement: I’m truly saddened to …

Andy Rooney Disses Bill Gates, Don Draper Pitches Facebook Timeline & Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire & Silk Andy Rooney Disses Bill Gates, Don Draper Pitches Facebook Timeline & Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire & Silk
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These are some interesting times we’re living in as highlighted (in very different ways by the Larry Page/Eric Schmidt and Thundercats videos below). There are so many things happening in technology and the with the Internet that Andy Rooney would …

Bill Gates Is Still Incredibly Rich Bill Gates Is Still Incredibly Rich
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Bow down to the richest person in America. Again. That’s right, folks. Bill Gates is back on top of the newest Fortune 400 list for richest people in the United States. The Microsoft founder has long flirted with the top …

Steve Jobs: A Video Retrospective Steve Jobs: A Video Retrospective

The surprising–but yet not entirely unexpected, considering the health issues he’s been facing–retirement of Steve Jobs has rocked the tech industry. To say he’s the topic of conversation since the announcement would be like saying water is wet. Clearly, both …

Bill Gates Sides With Ballmer, MSFT On China
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About 10 days ago, Steve Ballmer indicated that he didn’t share Google’s views with regards to China; Ballmer said that Microsoft would continue operating in China regardless of recent hacks and a policy of censorship.  Today, Bill Gates more or less echoed those sentiments.

Twitter Used For Social Media Fundraising?

As some of you may know, I was recently involved in a tagline competition for The Printed Blog.

The prize for the winner was a Nintendo Wii. Despite being way behind after missing a day’s worth of voting, I ended up winning the contest, with over 51% of votes.

Did Bill Gates Really Release Mosquitoes on a Crowd?
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I’m still trying to make out whether this is an elaborate hoax or if Bill Gates has finally lost his mind, but numerous reports and tweets (including one from Evan Williams himself) indicate that he has just unleashed a bunch of mosquitoes on the crowd at the TED conference, say

Bill Gates Starts New Company
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It’s been said and feared that once a man stops working he starts dying. But honestly, give me a billion, just one, and you’ll never see me again unless it’s at a margarita bar somewhere beautiful. Not so for Bill Gates, though, recently semi-sorta-retired from Microsoft. He’s starting a new company.
Bill Gates Starts New Company

Report: Bill Gates Remains Tied To Search
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The latest Nielsen stats put Microsoft’s share of the search market at an unimpressive 11.9 percent.  What’s more (or to be accurate, less), its year-over-year growth is negative.  But Microsoft’s search team has an interesting ally in its corner, as it turns out Bill Gates may still be lending some sort of hand.

Yellow Pages Dying Off In Ten Years?

Yellow Pages Dinosaur

Some Guy By the Name of Bill Gates Retires
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William Henry Gates III (to some known as Bill) has retired from Microsoft as you probably well know by now.

Gates who will remain chairman, has left a huge mark on the technology world and the world in general, and has inspired many, many others to dream of just accomplishing a small fraction of what he has.

Bill Gates Talks Up Vista Sales
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To be fair, I think any one of us would be thrilled to move 140 million copies of something.  But Microsoft is held to a higher standard, and so Bill Gates’s positive comment about Vista sales is raising some eyebrows.

Bill Gates All About Independence Now

It’s a common negotiation tactic: go to the dealership, look at a car, and leave.  The dealership may drop the price when you come back, and if it doesn’t, there are other cars, anyway.  But according to Bill Gates, Microsoft isn’t pulling this stunt with Yahoo.

Bill Gates Okay With Ballmer’s Decisions
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Recounting the recent Microsoft-Yahoo stuff would be a waste of space; we all know what happened and who was involved.  One name rarely came up, though, and in case anyone was wondering what Bill Gates thought about the outcome, well . . . he doesn’t seem to have lost sleep over it.

Gates Zings Google On Applications
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Eric Schmidt and his fellow Googlers probably can’t wait for Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to get the heck out of the business world and go on with his philanthropic works.

LinkedIN Gets New Homepage And Features
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Social networking site for professionals, LinkedIN has launched a new homepage, which includes a "Status" feature that allows users to share their activities with those in their network.

Microsoft Continues Yahoo Waiting Game

Despite widespread belief Microsoft would increase its unsolicited bid for Yahoo, the company continues to stand pat on a $31 per share offer.

Bill Gates Rocks Out with Slash at CES

Bill Gates talked about how this was his last CES keynote, and his last year at Microsoft.

Bill Gates Pours $390 Million Into Mexican Brewer

Bill Gates has invested $390 million dollars in Mexican brewer Femsa through his Cascade Investment Fund, according to the brewer.

Spam Worsens, Broadens As Computer Threat

The increasing volume of spam isn’t the only problem plaguing computer users, as varied threats make clicking the most innocent appearing link a potential attack vector.

Bill Gates on Innovation

Bill Gates met with some bloggers Tuesday, and Jonathan Snook decided to go at him with the age-old question about whether Microsoft is an innovator, or a bullying copycat.