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Microsoft The Charitable

By Phantasm66
Jul 21, 2004
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  1. Microsoft said Tuesday that it will boost its dividend, buy back shares and offer a $3-per-share one-time payout as part of a plan to return up to $75 billion to shareholders over the next four years.

    As part of this plan, Billy wants to give himself a $3 billion bonus, and then to donate the windfall to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which works to expand access to technology through public libraries and to help fight diseases around the world.

    What a nice guy!
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