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Biography on CNBC â?? Bill Gates
In 1969, when Bill Gates was in high school, a company in Seattle offered the school the use of its computer. It was an opportunity that would change Gates' life forever.

Bill Gates is best known as a business mogul, philanthropist and chairman of Microsoft. Gates was a shy computer-obsessed teenager who built an empire by thinking way out of the box and ended up one of the richest men in the world.

What made Microsoft founder Bill Gates drop out of Harvard before his senior year?

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