William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul Allen. He is consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009, excluding 2008, when he was ranked third; in 2011 he was the wealthiest American and the second wealthiest person. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of CEO and chief software architect, and remains the largest individual shareholder, with 6.4 percent of the common stock. He has also authored and co-authored several books.
William Henry Gates, Sr. (born William Henry Gates II; November 30, 1925) is a retired American attorney and philanthropist and author of the book Showing Up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime. He is the father of Microsoft founder BillGates.
Microsoft founder, BillGates, pledged $1 billion to help the poorest children have access to vaccines. Gates encouraged other countries to donate $3.7 billion by 2015. According to Global Alliance on Vaccines and Immunization, this effort could potentially save the... [read post]
18.09.2013 - Founder of Microsoft Corporation, BillGates need no introduction. He is one of the wealthiest man of the world. He has […] all over the world. Listed here are some inspiring BillGates quotes to inspire you. 1 . “In terms of doing things I
In a recent speech, Bill Gate criticised America's immigration policy and offered a concrete example of how America's lagging immigration policy has caused Microsoft to create jobs outside of the United States. Â According to the New York Times, Gates suggested that the U.S. should have exceptions for "smart people" in its immigration policy. Â These exceptions, Gates said, are available in Canada and that is why Microsoft has created many positions in our neighbor to the north. America is in need of ... [read post]
Jennifer Van Grove at Mashable gives us the scoop that: BillGates Uses Twitter Account to Unveil New Website "Now it appears that BillGates joined Twitter with calculated intentions. After passing 100,000 followers in eight hours (now he has nearly 250,000 fans), the Microsoft visionary used his now-popular account to announce a new web project: The Gates Notes." [read post]
25.05.2012 Liquid Metal Battery Corporation, an MIT spin out that's developing new technologies for electricity storage, has raised $15 million in funding from Khosla Ventures, Total and Microsoft co-founder BillGates. The technology ...
06.05.2012 Stealing from babies is easy and low. Microsoft co-founder BillGates makes himself feel powerful while negligently ripping off babies. I am a capitalist. I defend entrepreneurs. However, I think young people and their parents ...