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Microsoft's Gates highlights tough requirements for new CEO

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10:48

Chairman Bill Gates said on Tuesday he was pleased with Microsoft Corp`s progress in finding a new chief executive but outlined the difficulties in picking the next leader of the world`s largest software company as it seeks to reinvent itself as a mobile computing power.

Bill Gates brands 'prioritizing' global Net connectivity over 'malaria' as 'joke'

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 13:46

The Microsoft co-founder believes that though improvements in technology is 'amazing' and may have their benefits, they still would fail to meet the needs of the world's most desperate as PCs are still not in the hierarchy of human needs atleast in the 'first five rungs'.

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook says Microsoft is 'confused'

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 19:05

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday took a jab at its everlasting rival Microsoft stating the Bill Gates software company was ‘confused’.

Gates, Ballmer seek re-election to Microsoft board

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 10:46

Ballmer and Gates, both 57, have been the target of activist investors who believe Microsoft needs new leadership to transform itself and compete with mobile-savvy rivals such as Apple Inc and Google Inc.

Microsoft investors push for chairman Bill Gates to step down

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 08:55

Three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft Corp are lobbying the board to press for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the software company he co-founded 38 years ago.

Bill Gates admits using `Control-Alt-Delete` for login was a mistake

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 13:53

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has confessed that setting `Control-Alt-Delete` as a way to log in to Windows was a mistake.

Bill Gates admits using `Control-Alt-Delete` for login was a mistake

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 12:34

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has confessed that setting ''Control-Alt-Delete'' as a way to log in to Windows was a mistake.

Bill Gates tops Forbes list of America's richest again

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 23:44

Atop the list for another year was Bill Gates, who at 57 has a net worth of USD 72 billion. He was followed by Warren Buffett, who despite giving away about USD 1 billion last year, was the biggest gainer, adding USD 12.5 billion to bring his fortune to USD 58.5 billion.

Bill Gates slams Google`s `broadband via helium balloon` project

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 12:51

Microsoft Chairman, Bill Gates has reportedly slammed Google`s broadband through helium balloon project and said that it won`t solve more pressing problems of the poor.

Microsoft mogul Bill Gates joins LinkedIn

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 16:40

Gates made his debut on the professional social networking site with a blog post about the three skills he has learned from Warren Buffet.

Microsoft mogul Bill Gates joins LinkedIn

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 10:59

Microsoft mogul Bill Gates` has joined LinkedIn.

Bill Gates lauds Britain for tackling world hunger

Last Updated: Sunday, June 09, 2013, 23:47

A recent report by The Lancet said nearly half of the deaths of children under fives - 3.1 million - each year were principally caused by malnutrition.