How Did Bill Gates Change The World

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As a teen at lakeside Prep School, Gates wrote his first computer program on a General Electric computer. It was a version of tic-tac-toe where you could play against the machine. Entrepreneur and businessman Bill Gates (born October 28, 1955) and his partner Paul Allen founded and built the world 's largest software business, Microsoft, through technological innovation and keen business strategy. Bill Gates changed the world by creating the most famous computer company in the world and donating a lot of money to charity. How Bill used his love of computers and technology to make the most successful technology company in the world. Even with no college degree, Bill became not only a genius, but also an inventor in education, technology and philanthropy and also devoted his time to his passion for technology, going on to create the most…show more content…
Microsoft Windows is run on 75% of the worlds desktop computers. “On this day [November 20, 2015], the operating system which now runs on over 75% desktop computers worldwide made its debut, two years after the initial announcement.” (Microsoft Windows 1). In this statement, it is stated that Windows has been a huge success and made billions of dollars since its debut. This means that Microsoft’s success with its operating system has made them a lot of profit and continues to do so till this day. Over the 30 years of Windows, Microsoft has made 18 versions of Windows. “The way to be successful in the software world is to come up with breakthrough software, and so whether it 's Microsoft Office or Windows, its pushing that forward.” (Bill Gates) Basically, Windows is the most valuable software to Microsoft. This demonstrates that having a good operating system is key to having a good software company. In comparison to Apple’s iOS that only has 11 versions, Microsoft’s Windows has 18
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