Sunday, October 30, 2005

Bill Gates visits Israel to take on Google

Bill Gates made a quick stop in Israel no doubt to show how serious he is about his global aspirations and to show Israel that Google isn't the only game in town. You might remember that one of his prior execs, who Google snatched up, went to open Google's new office there. Don't know what he really accomplished but it was an interesting move none the less. dt

By Joel Leyden
Israel News Agency

Jerusalem----October 30 ….He came, he saw, but did he conquer?
Bill Gates, the Microsoft CEO, made his first trek to Israel, but his media presence was upstaged by a terror bombing in Hadera. In addition, most likely due to Gates strict security contingent, his schedule was not broadcast by the Government Press Office which usually provides the schedules of visiting heads of state and celebrities.
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