Microsoft announced the smallest percentage increase in its dividend since 2009 and appointed new directors to replace two board members.» Read More
Sitting next to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, Gates also said he's excited about taking a more hands-on approach again at Microsoft.
Warren Buffett, his longtime business partner Charlie Munger, and Bill Gates are no fans of high-frequency trading.
SEATTLE, May 2- Bill Gates, the former chief executive and chairman of Microsoft Corp, will have no direct ownership in the company he co-founded by mid-2018 if he keeps up his recent share sales. Assuming no change to that pattern, Gates will have no direct ownership of Microsoft shares at all four years from now.
OMAHA, Neb., May 2- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc is expected to attract about 38,000 people to Omaha, Nebraska this weekend for its annual shareholder weekend, including its annual meeting.
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Snatched from IBM forevermore the lead position in designing software for PCs, with the dominant operating system, productivity software and browser.
Unleashed a frenzy of innovative products during his second spell at Apple that transformed not just the PC but everything from music to smartphones.
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In a statement announcing the trial, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, co-chair of the Gates Foundation, said the treatment could "reduce the time required to cure drug-resistant TB from two years to just six months" and sharply cut the cost of a cure in low-income countries.
SEATTLE, April 21- The lead money manager for Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen is leaving his post this week, marking the latest in a round of high-level departures at the Seattle billionaire's Vulcan Inc organization, which handles his $16 billion fortune.
SEATTLE, April 11- Microsoft Corp's board faces a lawsuit over the way it handled an error with its Internet Explorer browser that ended up costing the company a record-breaking $731 million fine by European antitrust regulators.
The maker of iPads and iPhones has a problem that anyone would like to have: What to do with a vast amount of cash. The New York Times reports.
In a video created by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Warren Buffett gives the school's chancellor some good advice on writing tweets.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 2- Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it will give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets as it seeks to grab a toehold in those fast-growing markets.
April 2- Bill Gates, the World Bank and other donors are stepping up efforts to fight neglected tropical diseases in Africa and other low-income regions with a $240 million injection of new funding. The new collaboration includes $50 million from the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation and $50 million from the Children's Investment Fund Foundation.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella took the wraps off an Office software suite designed for Apple Inc's iPad on Thursday, a widely anticipated move that underscores the new chief's willingness to point the lumbering software giant in a new direction.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Microsoft Corp's Office suite of applications, encompassing its popular Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs, will become available to iPad users from Apple Inc's app store from Thursday.
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In a Rolling Stone interview, Bill Gates said that Microsoft was also looking to buy the company, noting that it has a very large user base.