Farewell, Bill. It's Been Swell

Dreyfuss, Joel
June 2008
Red Herring;6/29/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article features Bill Gates, founder of software manufacturer Microsoft. Gates developed the Windows operating system (OS), which was initially a disaster but was improved with the help of Intel's chips. According to the author, the dominance of Microsoft in the personal computer (PC) market made the space for innovation much smaller. With the plan of Gates to retire from the company in 2008, the author argues that Microsoft needs to modify its vision. He adds that Microsoft will need Yahoo to maintain its success in the PC industry.


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