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The quotable Bill Gates

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... More...

Gates Predicts Big Technological Leaps

Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates said Thursday he expects the next decade to bring even greater technological leaps than the past 10 years. In a speech to the Northern Virginia Technology Council, Gates speculated that... More...

Gates no longer the richest man in the world?

Reuters quoted a Mexican financial news service while reporting the fact that Bill Gates, Microsoft Corporation chairman and co-founder, has been overtaken on the world's richest list by Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim. A 27%... More...

Vista Sales Near 40 Million, Gates Says at WinHEC

Microsoft Corporation Chairman Bill Gates announced the software giant has sold nearly 40 million Windows Vista licenses in the first 100 days since commercial availability on January 30, making Microsoft's latest release the fastest-selling operating... More...

Bill Gates Headed For Space, Says Cosmonaut

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... More...

Bill Gates Talk on Computing from 1989

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... More...

Gates, Google Convene in Switzerland

The World Economic Forum opens Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland and is expected to host 2,500 participants, each paying $35,000 to attend, The event offers both business and political leaders an opportunity to discuss their thoughts,... More...

Bill Gates discusses AIDS with Nigeria leader

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... More...

Bill Gates to deliver 2007 CES keynote

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... More...

WinHEC 2006: Bill Gates Keynote

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... More...

Bill Gates Wishes he Wasn't so Rich

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... More...

Gates Touts Microsoft's Supercomputing Move

Speaking at a supercomputing conference in Seattle, Gates announced that the company has reached the Beta 2 stage for its Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003. The product consists of both a cluster-optimized version of Windows... More...

Bill Gates Talks Up Wetware

Technological advances will one day allow computers to be implanted in the human body -- and could help the blind see and the deaf hear -- Bill Gates said Friday. But the Microsoft Latest News... More...

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