Bill Gates doesn’t have much faith in Google’s Loon project, which aims to bring Internet access to remote regions of the world via high-altitude balloons.
Or does it? After all, Microsoft will try to appeal to gamers and non-gamers at the same time.
Kymeta’s effort to bring high-speed satellite broadband to the whole globe continues to grab Bill Gates’s attention.
ResearchGate, a social network for scientists, has scored a sweet $35 million third round of funding led by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Tenaya Capital.
Bright minds and top-shelf developers from around the world will be tackling tough, systemic problems in academics in a hackathon series co-sponsored by Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple are not just engines of technological innovation in America … they’re also the path to Forbes’ World’s Billionaires list. But there is a little catch — you gotta be a man.
That vision has produced events where Activision and the State Department, QuikSilver and the Gates Foundation rub shoulders with music industry giants. And where beauty and fashion — Diane von Furstenberg — meet brains and technology: Google Glass.
Bill Gates made some surprisingly candid statements this morning about the company he used to run, telling CBS that Microsoft hasn’t been innovative enough and that it had misstepped in the mobile arena.
Editor’s Pick SumAll forms a foundation to channel its resources, expertise, and equity towards addressing global issues.
In an Ask Me Anything on Reddit, Bill Gates talks about how data can help change the world and how he spends his personal time.
Steve Jobs’ life will live large once more on the silver screen starting in theaters around the country on April 19. Judging by Apple’s stock market performance yesterday, the company he founded could use him back there too.
Microsoft chairman and former CEO Bill Gates has joined the company’s marketing campaign to praise Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and the Surface tablet, and he touts the benefits of all three in a new video.
Education startup Inigral raises $3.25 from the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and Founders Fund.
Technologist, billionaire, titan of industry, and philanthropist Bill Gates has been spending a lot of time lately looking at toilets.
And no, it wasn’t due to a rough night at a Mexican restaurant.
The former president of Microsoft’s gaming and devices division spoke to a captive audience about how to create entrepreneurial projects within a larger company. During that talk, he touched on the Xbox 360′s early troubles and how that affected him personally.
BANG! POW! SIMPLIFYING THE USER EXPERIENCE! Steve Jobs is being immortalized yet again, this time in comic book form.
Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway now has a stake in IBM worth $11 billion, making it the largest single stakeholder in the company. With fully 5.5 percent of the all common shares, Buffett, who is the president, chairman and chief executive officer of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, has been snapping up as much IBM as he can over the past eight months.
I can’t help but sigh whenever I hear more details about Microsoft’s ill-fated Courier tablet.
Steven Levy wrote his first book, Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution, in 1984. At the Defcon hacker conference in Las Vegas today, he talked about the word “hacker” and its origins amid a crowd of young practitioners of the craft, many of whom weren’t born when he published that book.