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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
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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 …

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.