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    Opinion: Why Ford's Alan Mulally would be right for Microsoft, or any company [UPDATE]
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    That Mulally was seriously being considered says a great deal about Microsoft and Mulally. It appears that the chatter about Ford CEO Alan Mulally possibly leaving early to take over as CEO of Microsoft is losing air pretty fast. What's pretty interesting is that it got any traction in the ...

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    Report: Cars of the Rich and the Famous
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    If you were one of the world's richest human beings, what kind of car would you own? The richest man in the world, Carlos Slim Helu (worth about $69 billion), drives himself to work in a Bentley Continental Flying Spur. MSRP: $300K. On the other hand, if you were Ingvar Kamprad, founder of Ikea, ...

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    EcoMotors gets $23.5m boost from Bill Gates, Vinod Khosla
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    Don't count out the good old internal combustion engine just yet. A number of companies are working on new engine designs that can help pick up the slack until other alternatives, like electric motors, better batteries and a hydrogen infrastructure, are ready for mass consumption. One such ...

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    REPORT: Bill Gates files patent for electromagnetic generator, plasma injector
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    What's this? A Mr. William H. Gates, III, (that would be Bill Gates of Microsoft fame, of course) is listed as one of the inventors on a recent patent application for an "Electromagnetic engine." What's that mean? According to the filing at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the contraption ...

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    VIDEO: Bill Gates drives a Ford Focus Coupe
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    click above image to view videoBill Gates gave his final keynote address yesterday at the CES Show in Las Vegas, at which he announced a new version of SYNC that adds OnStar-esque capabilities like calling 911 after an accident and recording diagnostic information. Being that Bill will soon leave ...

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    Bill Gates' Porsche 959 to become enemy of the state
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    The "Show or Display" exemption that was enacted under Bill Clinton's tenure as president has been a godsend for collectors and enthusiasts who love certain European and Asian vehicles that were never officially certified for U.S. road use, cars like the McLaren F1, Bugatti EB110, Jaguar XJ220, ...

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    Geek Squad dumping VWs for Lamborghinis in preparation for Windows Vista*
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    Best Buy Corporation is exchanging its ranks of Geek Squad Volkswagen New Beetles for something a little faster in preparation for the release of Windows Vista. With an expected deluge of work brought about by the new operating system, the black and white VWs favored by Geek Squad cadets are ...

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    'Dilbert My Ride': PC Magazine creates a four-wheeled cubicle
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    While the notion of drivers that want to access the Information Superhighway while motoring on the interstate highway concerns us greatly, we're reasonably sure that we're outnumbered. In fact, its likely only a matter of time before Bill Gates and friends are hanging out ...

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    A peek into the garages of the world's billionaires reveals... a 13-year-old Volvo?
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    Nate Chapnick over at ForbesAuto.com is either terribly resourceful or amazingly persistent, as he's gone to the trouble of ringing up DMVs around the U.S. in order to find out what car keys America's billionaires secret in their suit pockets. Judging by a list that includes far more prosaic ...

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