There are no bugs in any Microsoft software that the majority of users want fixed.
The goals and the deal are quite different, so obviously they would have known they are quite different,
Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.
Now, we put out a lot of carbon dioxide every year, over 26 billion tons. For each American, it's about 20 tons. For people in poor countries, it's less than one ton. It's an average of about five tons for everyone on the planet. And, somehow, we have to make changes that will bring that down to zero.
Some global health problems, like AIDS, have no easy solution -- but this isn't one of them. The world has an opportunity to stop millions of newborn deaths each year.
You could say this is a bet-the-company kind of thing,
All operating systems, including IBM's, Sun's, Apple's and many others are including Internet browsing capabilities, ... The beauty of the Internet is its openness. It cannot be controlled or dominated or cut off because it is simply a constantly changing series of linkages.
So we do software for watches, for phones, for TV sets, for cars. And some of these take a long time to catch on.
Biology has improved, so the chance of having new medicines and vaccines are stronger today than ever,
If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.
Let's drive not just breakthroughs in new products, but new ways to give more and more people access to these inventions and their benefits. This is a broad and important mission, and I believe we all have a part to play in it.
is the best platform for the Internet.
We need to make it easier for people to visualize information that comes from different directions,
This is a very exciting time in the world of information. It's not just that the personal computer has come along as a great tool. The whole pace of business is moving faster. Globalization is forcing companies to do things in new ways.
The introduction of the hand-held PC with Windows CE is a critical milestone in Microsoft 's continuing strategy to bring the popularity and ease of use to Windows to new categories of information devices,
That license is concrete proof of government commitment to strengthen the awareness and the activities around intellectual property.
This is an exciting evolution for me, ... and a very good transition for the company.
Software will be the single most important force in digital entertainment over the next decade, ... XNA underscores Microsoft's commitment to the game industry and our desire to work with partners to take the industry to the next level.
We view this as a major milestone. Our original vision of a computer on every desk and every home, we've made amazing progress on that. This organization will allow us to do that faster.
Absolutely. It's not going to happen overnight, and we should take the tools we have today and get those applied, because we can save half the lives just that way,
If you give people tools, and they use their natural ability and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.
With breakthroughs that will come over the next two decades, yes, we can make malaria in the whole world like it is in the United States today, something that we just don't have to worry about,
It is certainly a dream come true in that we set a computer on every desk in every home and have the level of sales and profitability and employees we have today,
Millions of children have died from malaria because they were not protected by an insecticide-treated bed net or did not receive effective treatment, ... If we expand malaria control programs and invest what's needed in (research and development), we can stop this tragedy.
The potential for all these exciting devices, smart objects and services to enrich and enhance the way we live is truly amazing.
A lot of people have a very narrow definition of a PC,
We need to move beyond voice to voice and data, ... Microsoft can do this by bringing all the pieces together. And once we do, we are really going to surprise people.
This is the first time in our 25-year history we've actually changed our vision statement,
The average consumer lives in a world of more digital content and information than ever before. Windows Vista will make personal computing more useful, powerful, connected and fun, redefining both how we use computers in our homes and how we are entertained.
Microsoft has been in India for 15 years now, and our commitment continues to grow. India's exceptional IT talent and vibrant local ISV industry is helping to empower a truly global knowledge economy.
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