Bill Gates

Microsoft Losing to Android was My Greatest Mistake Says Bill Gates

During a recent interview at venture capital firm Village Global, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates revealed that his "biggest mistake ever” was whatever led to Microsoft not becoming what Android is today (via The Verge).  While Google acquired Android back in 2005 for $50 million, Microsoft’s CEO was Steve Ballmer, not Gates. However, Gates was still in some initiatives...

Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates is Now Using an Android phone

In an recent interview with Fox News Sunday, Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates has revealed that he’s now using an Android phone, and that it has “a lot of Microsoft software” on it. While he did not say which model exactly, The Verge believes it could be a special Microsoft Edition Samsung Galaxy S8 handset. Microsoft currently sells Samsung Galaxy...

Bill Gates Backs FBI vs Apple, Believes Order Won’t Create iPhone “Back Door”

In a sit down interview with reporter Stephen Foley from the Financial Times, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates answered questions about the FBI versus Apple iPhone encryption case. Image via Engadget Foley asks Gates “Would you support a backdoor into Microsoft phones, Google phones, Apple phones, as a general principle?" Gates responded “nobody is talking about...

Bill Gates Discusses Apple Pay and More [VIDEO]

Microsoft’s co-founder sat down with Bloomberg to discuss his work with the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and his work in bringing affordable banking to the poorest. Bill Gates was speaking about wallet PCs and digital money 20 years ago, but Microsoft hasn't entered the payment market yet. Although Microsoft had a great vision for...