Bill Gates Says Apple’s Jobs Has “More Inspiration” Than Any Other Tech Leader
Gates delivers kind words for rival Steve Jobs at special interview
Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ company may constantly belittle Microsoft in its ads, but in all accuracy, there’s a lot of love between the companies. A large number of Macs run Windows installs via boot camp. And a large number of Windows users interact with Apple products such as the iPods and iPhone.
Speaking at a special CNBC segment, “Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great”, Bill Gates, the world’s wealthiest man by current estimates and cofounder of Microsoft had kind words for the at-times divisive leader of Apple, Inc., Steve Jobs.
He affectionately remarked, “Well, [Jobs has] done a fantastic job. Apple is in a bit of a different business where they make hardware and software together. But when Steve was coming back to Apple, which was actually through an acquisition of NeXT that he ran, Apple was in very tough shape. In fact, most likely it wasn’t going to survive.”
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