Tag: Bill-Gates

  • Jimmy Fallon commits an on-screen faux pas by hiding his Mac from Bill Gates

    Jimmy Fallon commits an on-screen faux pas by hiding his Mac from Bill Gates

    Bill Gates in the last few years has entirely shifted his focus from technology to philanthropy and was in the news recently for two separate matters attached to his philanthropic endeavors. One was his comment that the world will have no poor countries by 2035 and the other news was India is free of Polio…

  • Bill Gates lost $1.6 billion yesterday

    Bill Gates lost $1.6 billion yesterday

    Yesterday was a tough day for Microsoft on the bourses, the tech giant closed yesterday down a sharp 11.4% to $31.40 on back of weak demand for Windows 8 operating system and the miserable failure of the Surface tablet. The stock lost close to $34 billion in its market value. The fall in share price…

  • Bill Gates jumps over chair leaving journalist spell bound

    This is how you get a promotion at Microsoft. [Reddit]

  • Steve Jobs and Bill Gates have a rap battle

    Steve Jobs and Bill Gates normally battle it out indirectly in product announcements. But, what if the tech czars were locked in a battle of words in a true rap style. The well-humoured animation, made by the animators at Albinal rekindles the technological battle between Jobs and Gates in rap battle form. Watch as ‘Beatbox’…

  • Bill Gates gets down and gets groovy at Sundance with his Bing.com team

    Bill Gates gets down and gets groovy at Sundance with his Bing.com team

    Bill Gates was in Sundance recently to attend the documentary called “Waiting For Superman”, a story about America’s deteriorating public education system. He also apparently met with the Sundance Kid himself, Robert Redford. But that’s not interesting enough to talk about when we’re discussing Microsoft’s front man. That’s also not what this is about. What…

  • Microsoft sues Pirates and Indian court fines Microsoft

    Microsoft sues Pirates and Indian court fines Microsoft

    Like China, software piracy is rampant in india as well, you can easily get a pirated copy of Windows 7 on the streets for less then $2. To protect its intellectual property, Microsoft recently sued 4 software pirates in India and filed a suit against them in New Delhi. But the Delhi court fined the…

  • Tour Bill Gates’ House for $35,000

    Tour Bill Gates’ House for $35,000

    Microsoft fans just aching to see what the lifestyle of one of the pioneers of the computer age is like recently got the opportunity to bid for a tour of none other than Bill Gate’s home located at Lake Washington. As part of an auction for charity, the Gates’ offered a tour of their home.…

  • 12,000 page bill for 662,000 text messages by iPhone user

    In psychology they have a big shot term but for the layman it is called attention seeking. People do just about anything for a little bit of fame. That is apparently what this man has done and posted n YouTube for the world to see. He claims that he sent 662,000 text messages on day…

  • Bill Gates gives up Facebook after receiving 10,000 add requests

    Bill Gates gives up Facebook after receiving 10,000 add requests

    The richest man in the world can surely be a great friend to you. You in turn can always play the friend-in-need role or at least hope that he invites you to one of the many parties that he hosts. But alas, that’s not possible anymore. Bill Gates, finally decided to give up the idea…

  • Bill Gates patents Plasma Injector

    Bill Gates has stepped into a new frontier that’s beyond computers, software and everything that he is known for. This time, it’s a Plasma Injector that consists of an electromagnetic engine that “converts mechanical energy of a piston to and from electrical energy during each piston cycle.” There are ten inventors who have been listed…