Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Bill Gates Retires from Full-Time Duties at Microsoft to Pursue His Philanthropic Dreams

Yesterday, June 23, InformationWeek, a technology newspaper, reported on the impending retirement of Bill Gates from Microsoft, Inc.  Mr. Gates will retire as of this Friday, June 27, from the helm of Microsoft, Inc., the multi-billion, highly successful technology company in founded.  The article captures some of Mr. Gates' own sentiments about his retirement, and his next steps.  He states that he will direct his attention to his philanthropic work through the Bill and Melissa Gates Foundation so he expects to have little idle time on his hands.  The Foundation is committed to eradicating disease across the world.  The article contains links to the Microsoft website wherein a video interview with Mr. Gates is posted.  In the interview, he discusses his plans for the future.  Please see the article for the full story, click here.  Also, here is a direct link to Bill Gates' Interview on the Microsoft website.

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