One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: What would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?
Stock sale puts Gates in second, behind fellow former CEO Steve Ballmer.
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.
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.
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).
Gates has granted Manchester University £62,000 to research making condoms out of a new material.
During Microsoft's annual shareholders meeting, the company co-founder briefly shows his emotional side while discussing the hunt for a new CEO.