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Bill Gates: Iconic computer entrepreneur

Born as William Henry Bill Gates on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington, he is the son of William H. Gates Senior, who is now a retired lawyer, and Mary Maxwell Gates, a businesswoman. He studied at the Lakeside School in Seattle where he developed an interest in computing. When he was in the eighth grade, the Mothers’ Club at the school used proceeds from Lakeside School’s rummage sale to buy a Teletype Model 33 ASR terminal and a block of computer time on a General Electric computer for the students. Gates became entranced with what a computer could do and spent much of his free time working on the terminal. He was a National Merit Scholar when he graduated from Lakeside School in 1973. He scored 1590 out of 1600 on the college SAT test, a feat of intellectual achievement and enrolled at Harvard College. He chose a pre-law major but took mathematics and graduate level computer science courses. As a college student he spent a lot of time on the computers. His friend, Paul Allen suggested that Bill drop out of college to start a business.

‘There is no player who can escape that’ – Yuvraj Singh’s mother opens up on cricketer’s retirement

A year may not have passed since Yuvraj Singh officially retired from international cricket, but the transition into being an ex-player truly happened a long time back for him, says mother Shabnam Singh. The all-rounder, who was the hero for India on their succesfull 2011 World Cup campaign, announced his retirement in June 2019. He had last played an international match in 2017.