09.12.2011 [Register] - Bill Gates is mulling a return to Microsoft according to a well-placed source. The mole told Fortune that the tycoon may consider clasping the reins of the company he co-founded and replacing Steve Ballmer as
14.12.2011 [Register] - Microsoft is betting a lot on Lync, described by none other than Bill Gates as "probably the most important thing to happen for the office worker since the PC came along". iOS ports of OneNote would seem to show Redmond embracing alternative platforms
31.12.2011 [Financial Times] - Soon after his release from prison, Mr Ronson faced the near-collapse of his company amid losses of more than $1bn in the early 1990s. However, loans from prominent businessmen including Bill Gates and Rupert Murdoch allowed him to rebuild Heron.
30.12.2011 [TechEye] - Bill Gates "keynoted" the show from 1998 to 2008, except in 1999, when Sir Howard Stringer did it. Steve Ballmer took over in 2008 but never pulled the crowds as much as Bill even though he was more entertaining. But CES was more about hardware than
27.12.2011 [The Guardian] - The Microsoft founder, Bill Gates – the world's second richest man, according to Forbes magazine – and his wife, Melinda, have become almost as well known for their philanthropy as his software. Since 1994 they have spent more than $26bn.
23.12.2011 [IT PRO] - It was only a month or so before the announcement of his new job as Bill Gates' successor, and for IBM to get him along to Lotusphere was considered quite a coup. Ozzie, you see, hadn't come to IBM as part of the Lotus “merger”.
22.12.2011 [SmartPlanet.com (blog)] - By Kirsten Korosec | December 22, 2011, 10:36 AM PST TerraPower, the nuclear startup backed by Bill Gates, has snagged the interest and investment of another billionaire. Reliance Industries, the Indian conglomerate run by Mukesh Ambani
24.12.2011 [Toffeeweb] - Unless Bill Gates or a conglomerate of Texas oil magnates discover that they're secret Evertonians and buy Blue Bill out and furnish us with the World's best players, mediocrity seems destined to be our natural state. So, on that sad note, tainted with
26.12.2011 [The Next Web] - Bill Gates recently said: 'In 5 years the best education will come from the web'. And if Gates is right then Udemy could be the Stanford of online education institutions. If fact, Udemy could be better than Stanford because instead of being for an
27.12.2011 [The Next Web] - Also, Bill Gates will not be coming back to the company full-time. The Microsoft leadership tree, for now, is stable. Whether that sits well with investors or not, it is the reality. TNW would posit that Steven Sinofsky is a pretty easy fit for the CEO
26.12.2011 [Time Out London] - Along with the likes of Bill Gates and Steve Wozniak, Jobs helped transform the planet. The products he created were elegant, sublime and instant design classics. He made 'high tech' beautiful as well as useful. From iTunes to iMacs, from 'Toy Story'
08.12.2011 [Gizmodo UK] - Bill Gates is doing just that, the AP reports. For science? Although Gates says his baby nuclear energy company, TerraPower, is having “very good discussions” with China regarding the plant, the fact that he's throwing in around £800 million over 5
08.12.2011 [The Next Web] - Macworld 2007 keynote, Steve Jobs introducing the iPad in 2010 and the famous interview he gave alongside Bill Gates at D5, which Fabio describes as “one of the best moments in the history of technology”. When Steve Jobs passed away, he noticed many
16.12.2011 [Gizmodo UK] - The quotes cover topics like the ongoing problems with patent trolls, and what Bill Gates told Steve Jobs after being accused of ripping off Apple. The New Yorker's Nicholas Thompson chose the quotes based on how much they mattered in the tech world