Some pundits and tech industry observers think that the retirement of Bill Gates will allow Microsoft to make the transition from a PC-centered company to an Internet company. Others think Microsoft needs the leadership of Gates in order to make such a radical shift. What do you think?
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Jason Hiner is Global Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Global Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about how technology is changing the way we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.