Bill Gates

Windows 10 To Be Released ‘For Free’ On July 29

Users of Windows will able to upgrade to the latest version of the operating system for free, says Microsoft. Windows 10 will be initially available for release for PCs and tablets, although you will need to be running the latest version of Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1 update. And customers will be able to get an upgrade for free within the first year of release. Microsoft has promised Windows 10 will be faster than ever, work across different devices and bring…

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Rise of the machines… Bill Gates warning over Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is worried Artificial Intelligence (AI) could get out of control. If you have watched any Terminator films, which feature a world where machines have taken over, you might be a tinsy little bit concerned. And he’s not the only one – renowned scientist Stephen Hawking told the BBC: “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.” Space pioneer and tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has also voiced concern about AI. Mr Gates made his…

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Microsoft Windows 1.0 released on 20 November 1985

It was nearly called Interface Manager – but Windows won as it best described the boxes central to the new system Microsoft founder Bill Gates led the development of the graphic operating system, which was first announced in 1983. The Windows operating system went on to dominate the PC market for decades – with several generations growing up with Windows as computers became more and more central to our lives. The big difference to the previous MS-DOS system of tying commands was…

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