The Most Important Turning Points in Microsoft History

With the possible exception of the earliest pioneers of Silicon Valley, such as IBM, Xerox, and Bell Labs, it’s hard to think of a company that has had a more profound, lasting impact on the world of technology than Microsoft. However, despite its role in fundamentally shaping the landscape of modern computing, Microsoft has an…

Bill Gates Letter to Warren Buffett

Our 2017 annual letter is addressed to our dear friend Warren Buffett, who in 2006 donated the bulk of his fortune to our foundation to fight disease and reduce inequity. A few months ago, Warren asked us to reflect on what impact his gift has had on the world. It’s a story about the stunning…