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In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Microsoft founder Bill Gates dropped a few tech tidbits, including that Microsoft "was willing to buy" WhatsApp. He's also no Edward Snowden fan (no surprise).
Bill Gates might take on more of an active role at Microsoft under the next CEO -- is that reality or merely image? ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley votes the latter.
In his foundation's annual letter, Gates says it's a myth that poorer countries cannot become wealthier.
One lucky Redditor received a travel book, a stuffed cow, and a donation in her name to a charity, though the Microsoft chairman decided against the iPad on her wishlist.
"There is no clear candidate with the visionary skills to turn the company around other than Bill Gates," says Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff.
For the first time in four years, Microsoft's chairman beats out telecom mogul Carlos Slim. Other tech execs grace the list this year, including Ellison, Page, Bezos, Zuckerberg, and some newcomers.
Different eras and different technologies, but both moguls share a common trait when it comes to pursuing their enlightened self interest.
During Microsoft's annual shareholders meeting, the company co-founder briefly shows his emotional side while discussing the hunt for a new CEO.
Gates has granted Manchester University £62,000 to research making condoms out of a new material.
Speaking at Microsoft's Faculty Summit Monday, Gates took questions from an audience of researchers about the work of his foundation and other topics.