Somehow I Missed this Bill Gates Quote

Here’s a photo of a poster I recently spotted for sale by a sidewalk vendor here in New Delhi’s Connaught Place. Yes, it has the billionaire Microsoft founder and now famed philanthropist Bill Gates saying: “If you born poor it’s not your mistake, but if you die poor it’s your mistake.” Hmm…

Recent Stories: Grab <--> Lyft; Microsoft Exec on Self-Driving Cars; Venture Capital in Southeast Asia

I’m behind in sharing some of the stories I’ve been working on. Here are a few from last week. The first, on Grab’s integration with Lyft in the U.S., begins: The latest step in a global ride-sharing alliance between rivals of Uber Technologies Inc. went into effect Thursday, allowing users of a popular Southeast Asia-focused […]

Satya Nadella: ‘We live in a mobile-first and cloud-first world’

What’s Microsoft’s role in a world that is less and less PC-based and increasingly mobile-focused? Chief Excutive Satya Nadella last week sent a long email to his charges that provided some hints: A snippet: We live in a mobile-first and cloud-first world. Computing is ubiquitous and experiences span devices and exhibit ambient intelligence. Billions of […]