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Microsoft Text of Ballmer's memo on new Microsoft CEO Text of Ballmer's memo on new Microsoft CEO
On Tuesday, Microsoft named Satya Nadella to replace Steve Ballmer as CEO. Ballmer had announced in August that he was planning to step down within a year. The CEO appointment is effective immediately.
Microsoft Microsoft names new CEO; Gates leaves chairman role Microsoft names new CEO; Gates leaves chairman role
Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company's small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is also leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser.
Microsoft Bill Gates: Poor countries not doomed to stay poor Bill Gates: Poor countries not doomed to stay poor
Philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates pitched an optimistic future for the world's poor and sick in their annual letter Tuesday, arguing passionately against three myths they say hurt efforts to bring people out of poverty, save lives and improve living conditions.
Microsoft Ford stock up, Microsoft down on Mulally news Ford stock up, Microsoft down on Mulally news
Ford Motor Co. shares rose while Microsoft Corp. stock fell Wednesday morning on news that Ford CEO Alan Mulally won't leave the automaker to lead the software giant.
Microsoft Ex-analyst pleads guilty in Microsoft-Yahoo insider case Ex-analyst pleads guilty in Microsoft-Yahoo insider case
A former California technology analyst pleaded guilty Friday to insider trading charges in a cooperation deal with the government, admitting that he told secrets to an SAC Capital portfolio manager and others in 2009 about a blockbuster deal between Microsoft and Yahoo.
Microsoft Microsoft enters 20-year deal for Texas wind power Microsoft enters 20-year deal for Texas wind power
As part of an effort to become carbon neutral, Microsoft Corp. has entered a 20-year deal to buy power from a new wind farm in Texas, the first time the tech giant is directly purchasing electricity from a specific source.
Microsoft Microsoft 1st quarter profit tops forecast; shares jump Microsoft 1st quarter profit tops forecast; shares jump
Microsoft posted quarterly revenue and earnings Thursday that easily topped Wall Street forecasts, marking a healthy start to a companywide overhaul it announced in July that should help the software giant transform into a devices and services company.