Bill Gates and Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs and Bill Gates
Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are two very important men in the world of technology. Both men had the vision of what a computer and computer languages might be able to advance into. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates both worked/work for exceptionally important companies. Bill Gates is still alive, but sadly Steve Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011.
Steve Jobs’ complete name was Steven Paul Jobs. He was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco, California. He was raised into an adoptive family. Jobs’ was raised in a humble and economically poor environment. His adoptive parents were Paul and Clara Jobs. Paul would show Steve how to take apart and reconstruct electronics. It was a hobby, which made Steve strive with
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There he found his future business partner Steve Ballmer, who later became CEO of Microsoft.” After about three years in college, Gates decided to make a computer software company with Paul Allen. In 1975 Gates dropped out of Harvard just one year before he graduated and formed the company.
Even thought both Bill Gates and Steve Jobs didn’t graduate from college their personalities and enthustianse for computers and its components took far. Bill Gates after dropping out of college wrote a program for the company MITS, which built computers. The program worked perfectly during its test run, being quite a surprise, since the program was developed with out the specific computer. Even thought the computer made by MITS and it software developed by Microsoft were very popular it is believed that only ten percent of the public actually bought the program. This annoyed Bill Gates who had developed the software for selling purposes. In an open letter to computer hobbyist arguing that open distribution and pirating will discourage further development of the software. This believe would serve as a model that he will use throughout his career in software development and the famous Windows operating system. Later when MITS was sold to another computer company Bill Gates and Steve Ballner had to sue the company in order to retain rights to the software that they had develop.
Even thought the rivalry between Microsoft and Apple is famous in today’s