Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 09:31
Ballmer outbid two groups, one led by media mogul David Geffen that offered USD 1.6 billion that included TV talk show maven Oprah Winfrey and Oracle Corp CEO Larry Ellison.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 09:21
Bill Gates, the former chief executive and chairman of Microsoft Corp, will have no direct ownership in the company he co-founded by mid-2018 if he keeps up his recent share sales.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 09:26
Alan Mulally will likely retire and be replaced as CEO of Ford Motor by chief operating officer Mark Fields by the end of 2014.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 23:13
Microsoft appointed Nadella as CEO on February 4, replacing Steve Ballmer, as the world's largest software firm expanded its focus to devices and cloud infrastructure.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 09:27
Microsoft Corp on Monday put pugnacious pollster and political adviser Mark Penn in charge of strategy but left company watchers uncertain what exactly his new role will entail.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 15:15
As Microsoft plans to wind up Windows 8.1 operating system next month, the firm plans to announce a free version of Windows in a bid to persuade customers to upgrade to latest versions.
Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 19:09
Microsoft's new India-born CEO Satya Nadella has said that instead of resting on its laurels the software giant needs to focus more on reinventing itself and become a company "where people find deep meaning at work".
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 10:53
Good news for Microsoft was that analysts contacted by AFP were of a mind that the newly-minted chief executive has the skill and resources to pull it off.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 10:49
The 46-year-old has previously headed Microsoft`s Cloud and Enterprise group and is only the third chief executive to be appointed in the company`s nearly forty-decade-old history.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 10:45
With Nadella now becoming the most powerful Indian- American chief executive in the IT Sector, the media was quick to reflect on the increasing influence of this small ethnic community in the country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 10:44
A 22-year old Microsoft veteran, 46-year-old Nadella was yesterday named the new Chief Executive Officer of the technology giant.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 23:05
Satya Nadella is a "proven leader" whose "strong technical skills and great business insights" will drive the world's leading technology company, says Microsoft's outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer about his successor.
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