Tag: bill gates

  • Bill Gates on China

    The Financial Times interviewed Bill Gates. The article is a good read, including two interesting responses regarding China. On the rise of China: I get just a hint of his politics, however, when we discuss the speed and energy with which China is developing and I suggest that some might find it all a bit […]

  • Bill Gates heaps praise on Apple Pay

    CNET reported on Bill Gates heaping praise on Apple Pay. Gates, though, said that Apple’s true role was in creating the market: “All the platforms, whether it’s Apple’s or Google’s or Microsoft, you’ll see this payment capability get built in. That’s built on industry standard protocols, NFC. And these companies have all participated in getting […]

  • The day Microsoft gave up world domination and settled for relevance

    Waffle writes about the day Microsoft decided to give up wanting to dominate all platforms. Ballmer and Gates think losing the platform war, no longer being the largest and the no-one-ever-got-fired-for choice means the end of the Microsoft as we know it, and they may be right. But it’s the also the beginning of the […]

  • This week’s must-reads: Apple Maps, Bill Gates, The one Coin, and more

    It’s been an interesting week. Aside from officially launching BakingPixel today, we’re also compiling the most interesting and popular posts from this week for you. Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 review: Unapologetically content-driven People buy the Kindle to consume content. It is no surprise that Amazon makes it the focus of the Kindle Fire HDX. Why […]

  • Bill Gates: Here’s my plan to improve our world

    Bill Gates shares on Wired his plan to improve the world. This realization led me to rethink some of my assumptions about how the world improves. I am a devout fan of capitalism. It is the best system ever devised for making self-interest serve the wider interest. This system is responsible for many of the […]