Money certainly isn’t everything. But when you’ve worth nearly $50-billion it tends to alter prejudices. In person, Bill Gates might still be a living example of the Super Nerd – gangly, bespectacled, and hugely intelligent with only the pocket protector missing. But unlike most other geeks, when Gates talks, everybody listens. Elsewhere, In an effort to boost sales of Windows, Microsoft has its sights set on its nearest competitor.