Thursday, 30 July 2015



William Hendry Gates ΙΙΙ (Bill gates) was born in October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington, US. His parent’s name is William HGates, Sr.Mary Maxwell Gates. Normally Bill gates family was upper middle class family. In early days he was more ambitious, competitive, and intelligent. These qualities help him to reach his destination.

At his 13th age Bill Gates was enrolled in lakeside school at Seattle. In school days his friends and teachers often said that he was the smartest kid on campus. At that time an important decision was taken in his life. When he was first introduced to computers bill and his friend named Paul Allen were very much interested in computer programming. In that time he wrote his first program that was the implementation of tic- tac- toe(that allowed user to play against the computer). They founded a programmer’s group in 1968. At that time he got his first opportunity in Information Science Inc. for creating payroll program in COBOL. He earned 20,000$ at his 17th age. In 1972 they formed a company of their own Traf- o- Data which read the raw data from roadway traffic counters and create reports for traffic engineers.

Bill Gates enrolled in Harvard University in 1973. Due to his interest on computers he discontinue his course and remain closed with Paul Allen and make new ideas for future plan.




Bill Gates and Allen founded Microsoft at April 4, 1975 for selling and developing BASIC interpreters for Altair 8800. The word Microsoft is the combination of Micro Computer and Software or the combination of MITS (Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry System creator of new micro computer) and Software. Then Microsoft started OS business in 1980 with the first version of operating system UNIX also called as Xenix.


Then Microsoft purchased 86-DOS for $75,000 from Seattle Computers naming it as MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System). It was written by Tim Patterson. It is a non-graphical command line Operating System which was introduced by Microsoft in 1981.



In 1985 Microsoft released Microsoft Windows 1.0 which is the graphical extension of MS-DOS which had point and click interface made computers more easy for novice users. It offer many graphical user interface like scroll bars and OK button.


“ When Windows launched, Bill visualized a world where every home had a computer, and that computer was running Windows. Bill started to become very rich. And as his vision materialized, by 39 he became the richest man in the world ”.

Windows 2.0 was introduced in 1987 which is very faster. Then it introduced control panel. At that time Microsoft became the largest vendor in this world.

Then Microsoft office suite (Microsoft office Word and Microsoft Office Excel) was introduced in 1990.

After that in May 22, 1990 windows 3.0 was introduced that had streamlined User Interface with 16 colors with protecting mode capability. But also with lack of multimedia and network options. So that it was quickly replaced by Windows 3.1.

On 1993 Windows NT was introduced. NT meant for New Technology which is the family of operating systems of Microsoft. The first version of Windows NT 3.1 was introduced in 1993 for workstations and server computers.

On August 24, 1995 Microsoft Company released Windows 95 that had pre-emptive multitasking and new User Interface with START Button. And it provided plug and play hardware installation. And also it brought more colors and enhanced multimedia.

In 1996 new version Windows CE 1.0 was introduced which is based on Windows NT. Windows embedded concept was formerly known as Windows CE. It was designed for device containing low memory and creating personal digit assistance. The windows CE kernel may run with one megabyte of memory. It is the component-based, embedded, real-time operating system. Many platforms such as Pocket PC 2000, Windows Mobile 5, Windows 6, Smartphone etc are based on this operating system.

For increasing security on the personal computing platform Microsoft and other companies such as HP, IBM, and Intel formed the Trusted Computing Platform Alliance (TCPA) in October 11, 1999. Many other companies have joined in Trusted Computing Platform Group. Its main goal was the development of Trusted Platform Module.

Windows 2000 was launched in February 17, 2000 which is sometimes referred as Windows NT 4.0. This operating system is used for both client and server computers. Four editions of Windows 2000 were released. They are Professional, Server, Advanced and Datacenter Server. It supports disabilities by the number of new assisting technologies. It was the more secure Windows version ever at that time.


On October 25, 2001 Window XP was released by Microsoft which was the part of Windows NT family. It has more intuitive user interface, improved hardware support and extended multimedia capabilities. It has faster internet performance. It provides improved code protection in which the critical kernel data structures are read-only so that drivers and applications can’t corrupt them. But the disadvantage of Windows XP is it does not support some of the hardware and software.


Windows Vista operating system was released on January 30, 2007 which is used in the personal computers. It had updated graphical user interface with dubbed Aero (Authentic, Energetic, Reflective, and Open). It allows the sharing of files and media between two computers like a peer-to-peer technology. In that time Microsoft Office released with ‘Ribbon’ (like a toolbar on top of the Microsoft Office Word).


Windows 7 was released in October 22, 2009. It is a part of Windows NT operating system which support multi touch input. A new type of interface ‘Action Center’ is added for security and maintenance of information. It supports virtual hard disks and improved performance on multi-core processors. In this operating system many new features are added to the control panel. Dragging, Minimizing, Maximizing the window are possible in this operating system. New version of Windows Media Center, a Gadget for Windows Media Center, Improved media features are added. This operating system replaces the quick launch feature (a kind of taskbar in bottom) by pinning the application to the taskbar.


Window 8 was released in October 26, 2012 which the personal computer operating system developed by Microsoft. It introduces major changes to the operating system and user interface. Windows 8 provided support for USB 3.0, Advanced Format hard drives, near field communication and cloud computing and also offer additional security features such as built-in antivirus software, UEFI firmware to prevent boot process from the malware.


On October 17, 2013 Microsoft released Windows 8.1. The start screen of Windows 8.1 received several enhancements. Small and extra-large sizes for tiles, and more colours are provided for tiles. App snapping system has also been extended. Additional editing tools are also added to the Photos app. Number of additional stock apps were also installed such as Calculator, Food and drink, Health and fitness, Sound recorder. It includes Office 2013 RT suite. While accessing internet files are also downloaded from network on the background while accessing the files.


Windows Mobile was introduced in April 19, 2000 which is the operating system developed for mobile phones and Pocket PCs. In 2007 it was most popular Smartphone software that widely used in U.S. But in February 2010 it was dominated by IOS and Android. Microsoft announces Windows Phone the superior version of Windows Mobile.

Windows Phone was released in October 21, 2010 with a version of Windows Phone 7. It is a type of mobile operating systems that replaces the Windows Mobile. The Home Screen or Start Screen are made up of Live Tiles. User can add, rearrange or remove tiles. The built-in web browser Internet Explorer is available. Key features of Windows 7 are organized into ‘hubs’ which combine local and online contents. For example the people hub combines the local contact information to other social network contacts such as Facebook, Twitter etc. Like that several hubs are available in this operating system.


Windows Phone 8 is the second version of Windows Phone mobile operating systems. It was released in October 29, 2012. It provides a flat user interface based on Metro Design language (Metro is a design language developed by Microsoft mainly created for user interfaces). Windows 8 replaces the Windows CE based architecture in Windows 7. Internet Explorer 10 is the default web browser in Windows 8. It provides additional feature called kid’s corner like a separate guest mode. When Kids Corner is activated the game and apps are accessed without touching the main user data. And other many features are added in Windows 8.1.

Windows Phone 8.1 was released in July 15, 2014. It will be capable of being upgraded to the mobile edition of Windows 10. A personal virtual assistance named Cortana was introduce in this version which is similar to Google now and apple’s Siri. We can set remainders in that and it will provide answer for the questions raised by voice input using information from Bing. Cortana keeps a ‘NoteBook’ which stores the details and interest of the user based on usage. In this operating system internet explorer 11 is the default web browser.

Windows Phone 10 is the operating system designed for Smartphones and tablets. The default web browser is Microsoft Edge that replaces the Internet Explorer. It has actionable and expanded notification. Live tiles are tall in size. Photos app provided with One Drive synchronization and automatic cloud storage are possible. The keyboard language will be replaced by swiping space bar. The built in camera supports face detection.

Windows 10

This combines the strengths of Windows 8 with Windows 7.




Bill and Melinda’s Foundation

Bill and Melinda’s foundation was formed by Bill and Melinda gates in 2000 at Seattle. The aim of this foundation is to provide health care and educational opportunities to poor people in America. The main objective of founding this organization was to reduce poverty in America. Important trustees of this organization are Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett. In 2007 the founders Bill and Melinda Gates were ranked as 2nd most philanthropists in America. And Warren Buffett was ranked as first philanthropist in America. They were donating large amount of money to various charitable organizations and scientific researches.



from The Telegraph,

The world’s first trillionaire could emerge within just 25 years, financial forecasters have claimed.

Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder and richest person on Earth, is expected by many to be the first to reach trillionaire status.

If the world’s greatest fortunes continue to grow at their current rate, boosted by the rapid wealth creation in emerging markets such as India and China then Gates or one of the planet’s super-rich elite could have a trillion dollars to their name by 2039, according to some predictions.

Others, such as investment bank Credit Suisse, believe there will be 11 trillionaires within just two generations.

A trillion dollars is a million million or $1,000,000,000,000 (£590,000 million), the equivalent of $140 for every person on the planet.

It is enough money to buy up every last inch of property in central London at today’s prices, according to The Times.

Bill Gates, 58, currently the richest man on Earth with a fortune of £72 billion, is widely expected to be the world’s first trillionaire.


Here is an Info graphic by Anna vital which i got it  from 


How Bill Gates started, Microsoft founder infographic

here is some videos of bill gates from you tube

What is your IQ by NDTV

India Questions Bill Gates and Amir khan

Bill gates speaks on what India does right

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