It's been more than four years since Bill Gates
worked full time at Microsoft, but he's still promoting Bing
, the company's three-plus-year-old search engine. Gates, who's still serving as Microsoft's nonexecutive chairman but is focused full time on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, promoted Bing during an "Ask Me Anything" conversation on Reddit. It happened when Reddit user "Fozzy420″ asked Gates, "Do you guys really use Bing? I mean seriously …"...
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