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Not Beating Android is My Biggest Mistake: Bill Gates

Speaking at the Economic Club of Washington, Microsoft founder Bill Gates shares his biggest regret of not beating Android in the mobile computing market. In this video at The Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Gates unveils, “We were in a field of doing operating systems for personal systems. We knew the mobile phone would be very popular. While we were doing Windows Mobile, we missed being the dominant mobile operating system by a very tiny amount. The biggest mistake I made in terms of something that was clearly within our skillset. We were clearly the company that should have achieved that.” Calling Android as a huge asset for Google, Gates admits that Microsoft would have been far more valuable if they had won the mobile operating system competition.

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