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Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

By August 27, 2014

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Bill Gates shows Zuckerberg how a genius pours ice water on his head

Now that even Tim Cook is pouring ice water over his head to support ALS, Bill Gates shows that he's still smarter than everyone else.

By August 15, 2014

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Bill Gates no longer Microsoft's largest individual shareholder

Stock sale puts Gates in second, behind fellow former CEO Steve Ballmer.

By May 4, 2014

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Move over, Siri: Microsoft's Cortana is cheeky too

Cortana isn't all dry facts and figures. Ask this voice assistant the right questions, and wait for the sass-back to begin.

By April 15, 2014

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Bill Gates' best AMA answers on Reddit (pictures)

The Microsoft founder answers questions on education, the NSA, and expensive guilty pleasures.

22 Images By February 10, 2014

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Cortana shows her sassy side (pictures)

Dive a little deeper into Cortana's anthropomorphized personality with these questions and commands.

14 Images By April 15, 2014

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Nadella's pitch to Microsoft developers: Stick with us

The new CEO promises developers gathered for annual Build confab in San Francisco that Microsoft can offer them the tools they need to compete in increasingly cross-platform world.

By April 2, 2014

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Ballmer's Microsoft swan song might not be far away

The former Microsoft chief executive and current director says that he's quieter in board meetings now and isn't sure how long he'll stay in that role.

By March 24, 2014

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It's Bliss: behind the iconic Windows XP photo

Charles O'Rear is the photographer behind Bliss, the Windows XP image that went on to grace millions of desktops around the world. He discusses the iconic photo and how it will live on as XP fades away.

By March 30, 2014

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Ballmer: buying Nokia is "very important" to Microsoft

Microsoft's former CEO Steve Ballmer came to Oxford today to give a talk, and he was mistaken for his predecessor Bill Gates.

By March 4, 2014