EU Ploughs Money into Grid Projects - The European Union is funding 12 grid technology research projects from universities, researchers and companies across Europe. Two Words from Bill Gates: Computer Science - Microsoft founder also tells college students outsourcing jobs is not a 'zero-sum game.' Gateway to offer customized PCs again, resuming a practice it abandoned in 2003, when it launched its effort to become a consumer electronics brand. Microsoft plans to offer its own anti-spyware software, Chairman Bill Gates said Friday. Gates said Microsoft will offer software to detect malicious applications and that the company will keep it up-to-date on an ongoing basis.