Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated May 2nd

Topic: Bill Gates

No iPods, iPhones allowed in Gates household

03/02/2009, 01:03 pm

The three children of Bill and Melinda Gates may not be allowed to have a product from a certain Cupertino-based rival in their home, but that doesn't mean Mrs. Gates doesn't wish for an Apple gadget every once in a while.

70 comments

Microsoft to spoof Hodgman in new "I'm a PC" television ads

09/17/2008, 10:09 pm

Microsoft on Thursday will segue into the next phase of a $300 million advertising campaign with an "audacious embrace" of the derisive "Iím a PC" label slapped upon its image by rival Apple, according to the New York Times.

79 comments

Vista's 100m sales mark said to hide disappointing results

01/08/2008, 07:01 pm

Although Microsoft's opening keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show outed record-setting Windows Vista sales figures, supplemental information suggests the software's debut may have been underwhelming in a larger context.

35 comments

Report: Zune sequel to break cover as early as Tuesday

10/01/2007, 07:10 pm

Sometimes the target of jokes for its initial in-house attempt at a digital media player, Microsoft is poised to announce its first update to the line as soon as this week, if a new report holds true.

59 comments

D Preview: Apple, Microsoft, and Palm

05/29/2007, 08:05 pm

The Wall Street Journal's increasingly influential technology conference is about to begin, and may bring multiple announcements from industry giants -- though Apple isn't talking.

48 comments

Jobs and Gates to appear side-by-side at WSJ 'D' Conference

02/20/2007, 03:02 pm

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs and Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates have committed to a rare joint appearance at the fifth anniversary of the The Wall Street Journal's "D: All Things Digital" conference later this year.

54 comments

Briefly: Apple games, Ballmer on Vista sales (and Apple), patents

02/15/2007, 08:02 pm

Apple has taken its search for gaming-related talent a step further by seeking interns to fill programming roles. Meanwhile, everyone's favorite Microsoft CEO was caught yapping about Apple and the Mac while attempting to reset Vista sales expectations. And Apple has tightened its grip on interface patents that cover both the iPod and iPhone.

53 comments

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates to step down

06/15/2006, 06:06 pm

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced a two-year transition process that will ultimately end with the departure of chairman Bill Gates, who founded the company along with Paul Allen back in 1975.

66 comments

Jobs humors "D" crowd, talks iTunes 4.9, future products

05/23/2005, 10:05 am

Exclusive -- A witty Steve Jobs helped kick-off the third annual Wall Street Journal D Conference last night, focusing his comments largely on the digital music arena as it pertains to Apple's iPod and iTunes products.

25 comments