It is not deniable that technology has changed the way we live and work significantly because we cannot imagine a life without computers, Internet or phones. Here is a list of five greatest tech titans worldwide.
Bill Gates, who co-founded Microsoft in 1975 after he left Harvard, is among tech-world’s leading titans. When his company launched Windows in 1985, this marked the beginning of a tech revolution that has continued to present. No home, office or business doesn’t use some kinds of Microsoft components in it. PC users now rely on Gates for the operating system their computer running on like Windows 7, XP and Vista. Besides, he is a great philanthropist donating billions of dollars for charity work.
Bill Gates is among the richest men in the world with a net worth of $ 53 billion
Gates was interested in computer programming since he was 13 years old
Windows 8, which is being developed by Microsoft, is believed to take the Microsoft’s stock to new heights
Macintosh computer, iPhone, iPod and iPad are modern tech products that come to mind when people think about Apple and CEO Steve Jobs. He left Reed College after one semester and began working on designing games. The giant then teamed up with Steve Wozniak to found Apple in 1976 and introduced consumers to the Apple I, II, Power Mac and Macintosh computer.
Jobs and Wozniak started working on the Apple at the age of 20
Apple Inc. now designs and markets users electronics, computer softwares and personal computers
In addition to Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, it is not completed if we don’t mention the Oracle Corp CEO Larry Ellison, who runs the world’s second largest software company. He previously left the University of Illinois at the end of his second year and did several jobs for eight years. In 1977, Ellison and his Ampex colleagues, Robert Miner and Ed Oates, founded $ 2,000 Software Development Labs, which was later renamed Oracle Corporation.
Oracle CEO Ellison becomes a pioneer in the database systems with a net worth of $ 27 billion
Larry Page, who founded the world’s top most Internet search titan Google along with Sergey Brin in 1998, is also named one of the most influential geeks. His company now runs over one million servers in data centers around the world and processes over one billion search requests every day.
Google has seen an impressive growth in these 12 years with profit to the tune of $ 6.520 billion and total asset of $ 40.497 billion
Carlos Slim Helu
The last name mentioned in this list is Telecom czar Carlos Slim Helu, who runs the mobile company Telmex that owns 90 percent of the telephone lines in Mexico and operates 80 per cent of the country’s cell phones.
Telecom czar Carlos Slim Helu has been listed among “Forbes World’s Most Powerful People” with a net worth of $ 60.6 billion
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