Co-founding chairman Bill Gates and CEO Steve Ballmer had sought for re-election in Microsoft's board of directors, said a Reuters report.
Three of the top 20 investors in computer software company Microsoft had urged its board to push the firm's founding chairman Bill Gates to step down from office.
In a interview at a Harvard fundraising campaign, Microsoft chairman and founder Bill Gates admitted that the keyboard combination of Control, Alt and Delete keys to log into a PC was a mistake and should had only been one key.
Ballmer made an impassioned plea to investors of Microsoft stock as well as took stock of his work as CEO of Microsoft.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaire's Index, Ortega recently passed Buffett as the world's richest individual.
PayPal's mistake made a resident from Pennsylvania the richest person alive for a few hours with exactly US$92,233,720,368,547,800.
Kymeta raised US$50 million new financing.
Buffet gave around 17.5 million Class B shares to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Bill Gates leads investment of US$35 Billion for ResearchGate, a Berlin based network for scientists.