Speaking on ABC's "This Week" and said that although Jobs did say some tough things about him, but also did say a lot of nice things as well. Talking about how both tech titans got to work together, Gates said about the comments in the biography, "We spurred each other on, even as competitors. None of that bothers me at all."
Apple to be the good guys and Microsoft the bad guys and can even understand why Apple's former Chairman and CEO might have felt that way. Hew pointed out that Apple sold products with a price premium so high, there was a question of whether they could survive in the marketplace. Microsoft, on the other hand, sold high volume products at a range of prices which allowed them to work with many other companies.
The book revealed many confrontations between the two tech titans. According to Microsoft's chairman, whenever they tangled, Jobs would become emotional and angry while Gates says he himself would end up calming down.
source: ABCNews via AppleInsider