Bill Gates to step down from Microsoft


#1

The chairman of Microsoft and one of the world's richest men, Bill Gates, is stepping down from his job running the world's largest software company. Mr Gates' fortune is at the root of his decision to leave his day job and concentrate on his charitable organisation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7476720.stm

Well, I think that it's great that he and his wife are focusing more of their personal time on their charitable organization. With as much money and power as that man holds, there are others who desperately need his help, and his company is not that right now.


#2

Hmm, that was unexpected i guess


#3

^ Not really. It was announced quite some time ago that he'll be stepping down in Jun 2008 to work full time to head his charitable organization.


#4

^ Yeah. That's good of him though.


#5

yea, I read this in the TIME magzine


#6

at last,monotony was there in bill gates micrsoft life!!!!