Tag: Microsoft

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft’s board of directors

Microsoft’s founder and chairman Bill Gates has stepped down from the company’s board of directors for the first time in 44 years. He explains that he is stepping away from the company to focus more on his charitable endeavors such as global health, education etc. He added that he is by no means abandoning Microsoft and will maintain a passive role in the company as a leading advisor. 

Microsoft President alleges US govt asked them to spy on other countries

Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft, has alleged that an unnamed Trump advisor approached him for spying on other countries. Smith recently published a book named, “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age” in which he mentions interesting details about Microsoft’s dealings with the US government and other entities.

Letting Google launch Android was my greatest mistake: Bill Gates

America’s business tycoon and co-founder Microsoft, Bill Gates has recently revealed that his biggest mistake ever was giving Google the opportunity to launch Android, which eventually led ‘Microsoft to not be what Android is’. Gates further stated that, Android became the non-Apple phone, which Microsoft phones could have been. However, his decision led to doom of Windows phones.