Stock sale puts Gates in second, behind fellow former CEO Steve Ballmer.
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.
Bill Gate reemerges on Reddit to share an unusual image that ties into his work through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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).
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.
During Microsoft's annual shareholders meeting, the company co-founder briefly shows his emotional side while discussing the hunt for a new CEO.
The Microsoft founder answers questions on education, the NSA, and expensive guilty pleasures.
Different eras and different technologies, but both moguls share a common trait when it comes to pursuing their enlightened self interest.
Microsoft's co-founder dishes on everything from a global condom competition to Bitcoin to his advice for aspiring computer science students.
In some fascinating comments about privacy and security, the Microsoft co-founder admits that he does use e-mail to send confidential messages. And he expects a level of security from his gadgets.