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New York Passes Videogame Bill

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New York senate has passed legislation creating a governmental advisory council to examine potential impact on violent video games. The bill, which won with a vote of 61-1, mirrors one passed by the New York...

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The quotable Bill Gates

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In the past several decades, Microsoft's departing leader has provided plenty of choice quotes for audiences to ponder. Some of the most oft-repeated comments attributed to Bill Gates through the years were not uttered by...

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The secret of Bill Gates' success

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As Bill Gates prepares to end his full-time work at Microsoft, he tells the BBC in an interview that it wasn't just what Microsoft did, but what his rivals didn't do that let Microsoft get...

Bill Gates' new project: Farming

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Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates announced a new direction Friday as he pledged $306 million in grants to develop farming in poor countries, leading the charge for corporate responsibility at a major meeting of business chiefs....

Microsoft at CES 2008, Bill Gates' Last Keynote

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Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft, and Robbie Bach, president of the Entertainment and Devices Division, will deliver the pre-show 2008 International CES keynote address at 6:30 p.m. PST Sunday, January 6 , in the...

Inventors Protest US Patent Bill

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Legislation in the US Senate which would limit damages for patent infringement and allow patents to be more easily challenged has sparked protests among some inventors. Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway and holder of...

Bill Gates Again Tops List of Richest Americans

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According to Forbes magazine's 25th annual ranking of the 400 richest Americans, Microsoft founder Bill Gates ($59 billion) is the richest person in America for the 14th year in a row, followed by investor Warren...

When Bill met Steve...

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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Apple chief executive Steve Jobs have appeared on stage together for the first time in more than two decades. Billed as a public "conversation" between two giants of the computer...

Bill to restrict internet wrong approach: experts

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Joy Smith, a Conservative MP representing Kildonan-St. Paul, introduced her proposed clean internet act, or Bill C-427, which would allow the government new powers while imposing restrictions and penalties on internet users and operators. The...

Bill Gates Headed For Space, Says Cosmonaut

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During a live interview on Russian state television, Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin revealed that American billionaire and former Microsoft engineer Charles Simonyi aboard the International Space Station told him Microsoft's chairman is planning a space...

Bill Gates Talk on Computing from 1989

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Bill Gates discusses the software and computer industry, and how Microsoft has contributed. Gates also discusses his views on the future of the computing industry. The talk was recorded in 1989 but was only recently...

Intel Disputes $2.4 Billion Tax Bill

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Intel Corporation announced it was appealing an Internal Revenue Service tax adjustment related to export sales. The company has calculated that its federal income tax for 1999 through 2005 would increase by about $2.2 billion...

CES 2007 Key Note - Bill Gates

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Bill Gates will be kicking off CES 2007 this evening at 6:30pm PST. A few Neowin staff including myself are in Las Vegas and we will be there live to witness the announcements. It's expected...

Bill Gates discusses AIDS with Nigeria leader

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Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates met President Olusegun Obasanjo this weekend for talks on fighting poverty and disease on the world's poorest continent, a senior official said Sunday. Information Minister Frank Nweke said Gates arrived...

Bill Gates to deliver 2007 CES keynote

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Bill Gates will deliver one of three keynote addresses to the 2007 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next January. The keynote, taking place on January 7th, will be Gates' ninth and possibly...

Bill Gates' e-mail to employees

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Bink has posted an email that Bill Gates sent out to all Microsoft employees and Subsidiaries. From: MSBILLG Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2006 1:41 PM To: Microsoft and Subsidiaries: All FTE Subject: My...

WinHEC 2006: Bill Gates Keynote

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The annual WinHEC conference is kicking off in Seattle this morning with a keynote address by Microsoft boss Bill Gates: Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates will focus on how key technology...

Bill Gates Wishes he Wasn't so Rich

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The corporate leader says he doesn't like the attention of being the world's richest man. Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates said Wednesday he wished he were not the world's richest man. "I wish I...

Bill Gates: RSA Keynote 2006

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Bill Gates opened this year's RSA Conference this year byoutlining some of the goals Microsoft wishes to achieve in terms of securityover the next few years. Highlighting improved security features that will shipwith Windows Vista...

Bill Gates: CES Keynote Stream

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Microsoft CEO Bill Gates is once again kicking off this years Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with a keynote address. The whole event is available to watch live starting at 6:30PM PST. Those of...

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