Bill Gates really wants you to know he doesn't use an iPhone. Here are all the details on this.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation bought 501,044 shares during the first quarter of 2020, according to a new SEC filing. Those shares initially saw a 15% fall in value but then rebounded by a full 25%.
Bill Gates says that his company let a place in a $400 billion market slip through its fingers by allowing Google’s Android to be the only competition to the iPhone. Gates said that the lack of a competitive alternative from Microsoft was down to his own mismanagement of the situation and that it was his “greatest mistake.”
In a new interview, Bill Gates said that "Apple's an amazing company, and the multiple's not gigantic." Apparently backing Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett's move to go big on Apple, Gates said that it is the best positioned tech company as far as profits are concerned.
A number of high profile names from the business world have already come out in support of Apple as the company fights against a federal court order to assist law enforcement in unlocking an iPhone involved in the San Bernardino shootings in California. Notably, current Google CEO Sundar Pichai offered his support to Apple, calling the move a "troubling precedent" if allowed to continue. Now, a couple of additional figure heads from the technology community have chimed in with an opinion, one in favor of Apple's stance on the case, and one supporting the FBI's position.
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Bill Gates is rather infrequent with his commentary on the tech industry these days, and although he plays a more proactive role at Microsoft under the new guidance of the recently appointed CEO Satya Nadella, he doesn't often speak out publicly. Given his status as one of the most influential figures in the business, though, his rare utterances often garner a fair amount of attention, and with rival Apple now preparing to launch Apple Pay, Gates has only praise for what the competition is doing for mobile payments on a large scale.
The ALS challenge is something that we told you about earlier today when Apple's VP of Worldwide Marketing took his ice cold water like a man and then nominated CEO Tim Cook to do the same. Well, meanwhile over on the other side of the PC war ex-Microsoft CEO and generally nice man Bill Gates has also been in on the act after Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg nominated him during his own dousing.
Christmas is a great time of year for tradition. We all have our little foibles and the chances are that our families have their own little ways of doing things around Christmas. One custom that has become quite large around the world over the last few years is the idea of the Secret Santa.
It's the bane of many a Windows user's life. When you're using it more frequently than your poor digits care to stretch, it's often a tell-tale sign that you're opening too many apps and lagging your PC up, or you have some sort of malware / infectious outbreak on your hands. I am, of course, referring to the famed Ctrl-Alt-Del combination often sought by Windows users as a last resort to the Task Manager as well as a login mechanism, and after umpteen years as an omni-present feature, Microsoft co-founder and Chairman Bill Gates has stepped out and confirmed that it was actually a mistake.