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Bill Gates: tablets in the classroom have a 'terrible track record'

Want To Get Filthy Rich? Don't Try Tech

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I hate to break the news to you, but if you moved to Silicon Valley to get billionaire-rich off an earth-shattering tech startup, you're almost certain to fail. While tech continues to represent nearly 20% of the S&P 500 and is a key factor in driving the global economy, your...
Want To Get Filthy Rich? Don't Try Tech

AllThingsD posts collection of Steve Jobs interviews from over the years

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AllThingsD has made available all of the interviews with Steve Jobs that have taken place at the conference over the years, from 2003 – 2010. The co-founder made 6 appearances in total, discussing controversies, talking how products should be built, and there was even that one time he sat down with...
AllThingsD posts collection of Steve Jobs interviews from over the years
Bill Gates calls for more innovation at Microsoft after mobile 'mistake'

Ballmer Loses Bonus Money Thanks To Poor Windows Sales And Browser Problems (MSFT)

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SEATTLE, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer got a lower bonus than last year's, partly for flat sales of Windows and his failure to ensure that the company provided a choice of browser to some European customers. Ballmer, who took over as CEO from co-founder Bill...
Ballmer Loses Bonus Money Thanks To Poor Windows Sales And Browser Problems (MSFT)

A Google graveyard; Bill Gates' next big bet; and other top posts of the week

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We’ve had a busy few days here at GeekWire — launching our new events calendar; opening nominations for the May 9th GeekWire Awards; and announcing plans for the first-ever live performance of the GeekWire radio show. (Yes, it’s going to be a fun one, so get your tickets now). But we’ve also...
A Google graveyard; Bill Gates' next big bet; and other top posts of the week

Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

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“Open” this, “open” that: It seems like everything is “open” these days. Well hello, people, Bill Gates’ gravy boat has run aground. It’s time to get out the Starship and fly in those open clouds. Hokey? You bet your SaaS this is hokey. But come on, take a look...
Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

Restrospective: A year without Steve

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Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The city of Cupertino has already announced that it will fly its flag at half-staff, while some fans have declared the 5th of October Black Turtleneck Day. We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting tributes and anecdotes...
Restrospective: A year without Steve

Voracious reader Bill Gates shares his favorite books of the summer

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Want to get inside the mind of one of the world’s richest men? Just take a look at his bookshelf. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has shared his summer reading list, displaying a wide variety of non-fiction titles that cover everything from life in urban slums to the economics of energy...
Voracious reader Bill Gates shares his favorite books of the summer
Bill Gates awards prizes for eco-friendly toilet prototypes

Bill Gates buys £110m stake in security group G4S

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Microsoft co-founder reveals 3% of security group which was criticised for chaotic Olympics performanceBill Gates has bought a £110m stake in G4S, the security company trying to rebuild its reputation following its chaotic performance during the London 2012 Olympics.Representatives of the Microsoft co-founder's charity, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation...
Bill Gates buys £110m stake in security group G4S
In the post-Solyndra era, still some (rare) big bets left for cleantech
Amazon launches Vegas trade show for AWS developers, users

Ending Slavery: The Billionaire's Club Innovations

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Australia's Andrew Forrest Gets Help From Bill Gates, Richard Branson Australia's richest man, Andrew Forrest, has long been committed to ending worldwide slavery, and he recently gained some sage advice and a few dollars from fellow billionaire, Bill Gates. Find a way to quantify slavery, Gates posited, while pledging...
Ending Slavery: The Billionaire's Club Innovations

Qualcomm to open 2013 CES in place of Microsoft

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Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs will give the opening keynote at the giant Consumer Electronics Show in January, a logical choice for an event whose focus is increasingly mobile, but one that might not garner the attention of a Bill Gates or Steve Ballmer appearance. This will be the first...
Qualcomm to open 2013 CES in place of Microsoft

9 Things Microsoft Does Right

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M$: Short for Microsoft, used to imply Microsoft cares more for money than it does for security, stability, and anything else that could make a good Operating System." - Urban Dictionary, 2004. "Microsoft sucks." Too many times, the conversation stops there. Yes, Microsoft gets plenty of criticism, much of it...
9 Things Microsoft Does Right
Pulse news app teases major announcement on its homepage

Bill Gates: I wish Obama had more power

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The Microsoft chairman bemoans the fact that there isn't enough power in the U.S. presidency and wishes it were a little more "like the U.K." [Read more]...
Bill Gates: I wish Obama had more power

Stacked Ranking

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Doc Searls captures something valuable on the occasion of his 40th birthday. No, he’s not 40. He’s 65. But when you’re lucky enough to reach that time, you discover a version of what you learned at 40, namely that you feel remarkably like that time long ago when you first...
Stacked Ranking
The startup behind Bill Gates’ ‘ski lift for energy storage’

Facing Societal Obstacles To Build A Better Condom

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Let's get all the snickering out of the way first: yes, Bill Gates is funding condom research. But the reasoning behind the new initiative is more important than improving awkward experiences by the glow of the dashboard light: this is about saving lives and enhancing quality of life in developing...
Facing Societal Obstacles To Build A Better Condom

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Let's get you some news. And for more news all day, visit SAI. The Apple rumor mill is churning again, and people say there are leaked photos of the iPhone 5S. Twitter is diving into e-commerce with the help of American Express. Users will soon be able to...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet, from UI to back end

Today in Tech: What Bill Gates regrets the most about Microsoft

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Also: David Einhorn squeezes Apple for cash; Twitter and Amex saddle up.  Bill Gates' biggest Microsoft product regret: WinFS [ZDNET] Q: What one Microsoft program or product that was never fully developed or released do you wish had made it to market? Gates: We had a rich database as the client/cloud...
Today in Tech: What Bill Gates regrets the most about Microsoft

It doesn't take Einstein to find fault with a story - that's a sub's job

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One of my former Sunday Times colleagues, Liz Gerard, has just resuscitated her blog, SubScribe. It's a must for those who wonder what sub-editors do and why they do it. Her piece, "A little knowledge", on a short story that appeared in several newspapers about 16-year-old Lauren Marbe's score of...
It doesn't take Einstein to find fault with a story - that's a sub's job

The 10 Billionaires Whose Net Worth Rose The Most In 2012

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Billionaires had a good 2012. According to Bloomberg, the richest 100 billionaires added $1.9 trillion to their wealth this past year. Bloomberg kindly gave us the data on the Top 10 gainers, how much they're worth, and how much they made. They come from a range of industries including tech,...
The 10 Billionaires Whose Net Worth Rose The Most In 2012
'Kickstarter for science' wants to cure Alzheimers, teach coding, save the pandas
Rx for a carbon-warmed planet: Sulfuric acid?
Big Tech: If Surface Tablets Fail to Post Monster Sales, MSFT May Not Care

Video: Malcolm Gladwell dissing Steve Jobs

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“And of the great entrepreneurs of this era, people will have forgotten Steve Jobs” FORTUNE — Edited down to 2 minutes for your convenience, author Malcolm Gladwell’s provocative remarks about which entrepreneurs will be remembered 50 years from now and which forgotten: http://youtu.be/6FrnyIUVrHw In a nutshell, the bestselling author (Tipping Point, Blink,...
Video: Malcolm Gladwell dissing Steve Jobs
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