was the first of many people to write with news that Bill Gates has stepped down
as CEO of Microsoft
. Steve Balmer, who replaced him as President, will be CEO. Gates will become "Chief Software Architect", and will remain as Chairman. Update: 01/13 10:27
: The official Microsoft press release is here
.Alright - Salon's Top 10 reasons Bill Gates stepped down is pretty funny as well
. What do you think are the Top 10?