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The coming GOP campaign for donor secrecy

It has now been revealed that the combined fortune of Charles and David Koch exceeds an extraordinary $100 billion , some portion of which they're putting into a new wave of campaign ads against incumbent Democratic senators.


Related Topix: World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Motorola Microprocessors

This is scary. I still remember much of the machine code for the 6800. When I didn't want to wait for the assembler, I simply poked the hex instructions into memory.


Related Topix: Motorola, Startups, Intel, Marketing

Mail on Sunday

The Google Glass DETECTOR: Bill Gates to patent technology that...

Last-minute reprieve: Incredible moment an Iranian killer is spared execution by his victim's mother.


Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Sex Scandal

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Nation

Thailand's selfish super-rich

Recent reports of wealthy individuals in the West choosing to bequeath most of their money to charity rather than to their children indicate a growing trend.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Microsoft, Startups, Opinion

Michael Tsai's Weblog

WinFS, Integrated/Unified Storage, and Microsoft

People have been bugging me to write about Integrated Storage for some time, and with Bill Gates having just disclosed that failure to ship WinFS was his biggest product regret now seemed like a good time.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups


Hot New Homes: What the Estates of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Other...

The founding fathers of tech institutions like Google, PayPal, and Microsoft are also some of the real estate world's best customers, pouring their millions into homes from coast to coast.


Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups


Microsoft Dynamics Will 'Capture Marketers Imaginations'

"We're really going to capture marketers' imaginations around our customer and marketing analytics," said Jamie Fiorda, director of Worldwide Product Marketing at Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft.


Related Topix: Marketing, Microsoft, Startups, Redmond, WA, Science / Technology, Microsoft Office

Computer Weekly

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has his Trustworthy Computing moment

In 2002, Microsoft chief Bill Gates sent out the Trustworthy Computing memo to staff.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science

Insider Monkey

Bill Gates' Cascade Investment Reports Big Position in Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V.

KOF). According to a newly amended filing with the SEC, Cascade Investment holds a total of some 25.79 million series L shares of the company, equal to 5.3% of the outstanding stock.


Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola FEMSA, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations


Microsoft Updates, Renames IPTV Platform a oeMediarooma

The updated software, formerly called Microsoft TV IPTV Edition, adds functions including picture-in-picture capability, along with music and photo sharing within a home, and digital video recording.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, X360, Video Games, VoIP, Science / Technology


Microsoft Zune to Link to Xbox, PCs

Microsoft plans to extend the wireless capability of its new Zune devices to PCs and the company's Xbox 360 game console, according to Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, X360, Video Games, Microsoft Xbox, iPod

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Paul B. Farrell: The American Dream turns into a Global Nightmare

The American Dream? Now a Global Nightmare? A ticking time bomb, a lethal virus spreading worldwide, could destroy the entire world, backfire, take down America and capitalism? Yes.


Related Topix: Environment, Science


Ces Q&a With Bill Gates: Innovator, Deal-Maker and Philanthropist

Microsoft founder and Chairman Bill Gates has been giving keynote speeches at Las Vegas conventions, including the Consumer Electronics Show and the now-defunct Comdex, for decades.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers, PC, Video Games


Bill Gates Bids Adieu to CES, Sense of Humor Intact

Bill Gates has never taken himself as seriously as he does his company. So it was only fitting that it was with a humorous and star-studded video parody that he kicked off his final pre-show keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show Sunday night in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, The Daily Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Barack Obama, Microsoft, Startups

The Washington Post

Indian tech guru is worth $1.2 billion, but his election campaign highlights his humble roots

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, in white shirt, campaigns for Parliament in Bangalore, India, on April 14. Parliamentary elections are being held in nine phases from April 7 to May 12. He is the richest candidate in India's national elections , with a personal fortune of more than $1.2 billion.


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Infosys Technologies, Software, Microsoft, Startups, Fitness, Yoga


Greatest Failures Of The Modern Age And Their Lessons

Some of the greatest names of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries didn't find overnight success.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Steve Jobs, Apple

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Bill Gates To Speak at SWIFT Sibos Conference In Boston

Sibos, the annual SWIFT banking conference, has announced that Bill Gates will speak at this year's meeting in Boston.



Nigeria: About University for a Night & the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Awards

University for a Night 2104 brought together more than 300 leaders from around the world to share ideas and inspiration about how we can work together to overcome poverty and create a more sustainable, prosperous world.


Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia, World News, Africa


How The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's interactive 2014 letter doubled its reach

Last week I attended Sitecore Digital Trendspot 2014 and listened to the UK CEO of POSSIBLE, Justin Cooke, speak on how his agency helped transform the annual missive from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and more than doubled its expected reach.


Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Life, Charity

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

What options for ATMs after XP? [Nation (Kenya)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Microsoft has had three CEOs since 1975. When he was the chief executive, Bill Gates assembled an array of products that became a staple in the corporate sector.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Microsoft Windows