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post #41 of 54
Bill Gates isn't bad at all. I don't understand why people hate on him.

Go Bill!
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post #42 of 54
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and low cost software to people
post #43 of 54
Thats not what I wanted to hear. Did he say he is going to still remain part of MS?
This guy is amazing presenter his style of presentation is the best I have ever seen. The way he talks about the product he is so succinct and brilliant in how he presents MS products.

I think he may have decided to leave because MS going on the decline.

Anyways, Bill Gates made nerds look cool .
post #44 of 54
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Originally Posted by FieryCoD View Post
Bill Gates isn't bad at all. I don't understand why people hate on him.

Go Bill!
i dont think hes that bad, hes alittle on the competitive side though which im not fond of. He made a wonderful buisness but right from the start he wanted to have the monopoly against other competitors. He tends to buy out alot of small companys to which is kinda, well id just call it mean

and plus he's head of microsoft and some people just hate microsoft all together
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post #45 of 54
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Wikipedia):

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF) is the largest transparently operated charitable foundation in the world, founded by Bill and Melinda Gates in 2000 and doubled in size by Warren Buffett in 2006. The primary aims of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and, in the United States, to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology. The foundation, based in Seattle, Washington, is controlled by its three trustees: Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett. Other principal officers include Co-Chair William H. Gates, Sr. and Chief Executive Officer Patty Stonesifer. It has an endowment of US$38.7 billion as of December 31, 2007.
Wow. I didn't know it was THAT big. This is something all people of wealth should strive for.
    
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post #46 of 54
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GOT DAMN!!!

and I wouldn't quit that girl in your avatar...
neither would I lol.
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neither would I lol.
Shes ugly. Your avatar is better.
post #48 of 54
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Doubtful. I don't think they will stray to far from the founders visions.
It only depends on the shareholders' visions. But either way, the company went public long ago...
    
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post #49 of 54
As far as I know he is staying as a board member. So he will still have a huge say in Microsoft matters.
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post #50 of 54
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and isnt warren buffet the richest man in the world now?
No Bill is still richer, and the guy in Mexico story turned out to be fake. I mean comeon! Mexico?
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