Even Bill Gates has one mistake that he's still kicking.
Microsoft's founder spoke at an event by Village Global, a venture capital firm backed by Gates, last week, revealing the "biggest mistake" he ever made. giving Google the ability to launch Android, the "standard platform for non-Apple phone forms."
"In the world of software, especially for platforms, these are the markets for all winners," Gates said at the event. "So, you know, the biggest mistake that has ever happened is any bad management that I've committed to that Microsoft is not what's Android, [meaning] Android is the standard platform for non-Apple phone forms. "
Gates uncovered the biggest mistake he has made so far. (Reuters)
"It was natural for Microsoft to win," added Gates. If you're down with less applications or 90% of the most applications, you're about to end a ruin, "the billionaire went on. "There is room for just one operating system that is not Apple, and what does it cost? $ 400 billion to be transferred from company G
Google acquired Android Inc. for at least $ 50 million and announced in 2007 the new
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Gates said that allowing Google to convinced that Android is "one of the biggest mistakes of all time." He said Microsoft is still "very strong", mentioning the US antitrust case Microsoft Corp. – where the technology company is sued by the Ministry of Justice and 20 state attorneys – and other assets such as Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.
"We are a leading company. If we have one right, we will be the company. Oh, okay, "Gates said.
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Gates has still gained wealth through Microsoft. Now he is the second-richest man in the world with a net worth of $ 102.9 billion, according to Forbes.