Gates: Only 20 percent of customers use up-to-date software.
Microsoft Corp. this week said it would devote a larger part of its
massive $6.8 billion research and development budget to making its
software more secure and reliable. Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said that
Microsoft wants to boost the number of secure computers by updating
software automatically via the Internet. Gates said that only 20 percent
of customers, including corporate users, use up-to-date software. "We need
to drive that to be greater than 90 percent," he said.Read the full story at