Bill Gates announced in his 12Th and last keynote speech at the opening of the Consumer Electronics Show, that he would left Microsoft.
he will leav his full-time position at Microsoft to focus his efforts on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
he is not retiring from the software business, calling the change a re-ordering of priorities. "With greath wealth comes great responsibility," he said. "A responsibility to give back to society."
Gates will retain his position as company chairman, and plans to spend some of his time at Microsoft.
"I want to spend more time on foundation efforts in the future," Gates explained. "After careful consideration