As Microsoft (MSFT) delivers disappointing Q4 2013 financial results, chairman Bill Gates -- rather than CEO Steve Ballmer -- dominates the struggling software company's news page. Is that a signal that Gates could resume a bigger role at Microsoft?
Code.org, the organisation that believes every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer programming has signed up Microsoft Bill Gates and Facebook supremo Mark Zuckerberg to teach programming.
According to Reuters, three of Microsoft’s top 20 investors are making noise that Microsoft remove its founder and former CEO Bill Gates as chairman of its board, his current role.
The information is almost odd, and points at a potential blank slate for Microsoft. In the midst of a massive reorganization, current CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down.
To pay so much attention to Bill Gates’ retirement is missing the point. What really matters is not Gates, nor Microsoft, but the unethical system of restrictions that Microsoft, like many other software companies, imposes on its customers.
That statement may surprise you, since most people interested in computers have strong feelings about Microsoft. Businessmen and [...]