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Steve jobs and bill gates they were genius rivals: two american titans who transformed the technology industry and lived to see their visions of computers and electronic devices in billions of. The most important aspect of the entire proceeding was bill gates' departure from an operating role as ceo, said mark anderson, chief executive of strategic news service in friday harbor. Bill gates needs to respond with something better than disingenuous countercharges that his company is being punished for its success instead of forcing a protracted court battle over remedies. Early life william henry bill gates iii was born on october 28, 1955 in seattle, washington in a fairly wealthy family of william henry bill gates, sr - a successful attorney and mary maxwell gates - a former school teacher, who later became a member of the board of directors of the first interstate bank. In the united states, it seeks to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life based in seattle, washington, the foundation is led by ceo dr susan desmond-hellmann and co-chair william h gates sr, under the direction of bill and melinda gates.
Gates: a step backward microsoft chairman bill gates called the legal attack a step backwards for america, for consumers and for the pc industry and vowed the redmond, wash-based company would. - bill gates bill gates, cofounder of the microsoft corporation, holds 307 percent of its stock making him one of the richest people in the united states he was the marketing and sales strategist behind many of microsoft's software deals. Patrick henry was one of the founding fathers of the united states and the first governor of virginia he was a gifted orator and major figure in the american revolution.
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