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UPDATE: Gates steps down as Microsoft CEO

Bill Gates' resignation from the top job at Microsoft could be the latest masterstroke from the software genius, according to IDC's general manager of research, Graham Penn.

Gates Move May Be a Masterstroke: IDC

Bill Gates' resignation from the top job at Microsoft Corp. could be the latest masterstroke from the software genius, according to International Data Corp. (IDC) general manager of research, Graham Penn.