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As CEO Nadella immediately put his mark on Microsoft: Bill Gates

As CEO Nadella immediately put his mark on Microsoft: Bill Gates

The book 'Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone', authored by 50-year-old Nadella, who is only the third-ever CEO of Microsoft, hit the stores this week.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Read why Steve Ballmer ''drifted apart'' from Bill Gates

Read why Steve Ballmer ''drifted apart'' from Bill Gates

Differences over the smartphone and tablet business strained his relationship with Bill Gates, Microsoft`s former CEO Steve Ballmer recounted in an interview to Bloomberg this week.

Nov 05, 2016, 19:22 PM IST

Stephen Elop, former Nokia CEO, to leave Microsoft

Microsoft Corp said former Nokia Oyj top boss, Stephen Elop, is leaving the software maker as part of a shakeup in its senior leadership.

Jun 17, 2015, 21:20 PM IST

One year on, Nadella shifting focus at Microsoft

With one year under his belt, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has made strides in changing the focus of the technology giant that some feared was turning into a dinosaur.

Feb 08, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Microsoft ex-CEO Ballmer, activist Jesse Jackson pep up annual meet

Former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer and civil rights activist Jesse Jackson livened up the technology company`s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, grabbing the spotlight from the current leaders on stage.

Dec 04, 2014, 09:56 AM IST

Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer making gift to Harvard

Ballmer is joining Harvard President Drew Faust and Cherry Murray, dean of its School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, at noon today to discuss further details of the initiative.

Nov 13, 2014, 13:06 PM IST
Bruce Levenson to sell Atlanta Hawks over racially charged e-mail

Bruce Levenson to sell Atlanta Hawks over racially charged e-mail

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson said Sunday he`ll sell his controlling interest in the NBA team in the wake of racially charged remarks he made in an e-mail two years ago.

Sep 08, 2014, 00:13 AM IST

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer leaves board

Former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer will leave the software company`s board with immediate effect, Microsoft said on Tuesday.

Aug 20, 2014, 00:35 AM IST

With Donald Sterling saga over, Steve Ballmer gets ovation from Clipper Nation

With his trademark top-of-the-lungs, high-fiving, rambunctious enthusiasm, former Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans on Monday, promising a new era for the NBA team after former owner Donald Sterling was banned for life over racist remarks.

Aug 19, 2014, 09:14 AM IST

Donald Sterling`s last bid to halt LA Clippers sale blocked by court

Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his final chance to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA team to former Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, when a California appeals court refused on Wednesday to halt the deal.

Aug 14, 2014, 09:45 AM IST

Los Angeles Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer finalized - NBA

Steve Ballmer, the former head of Microsoft, has completed his $2 billion purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, ending a saga that began when former team owner Donald Sterling was heard making racist remarks to his girlfriend on a tape recording.

Aug 13, 2014, 08:40 AM IST

Court rejects Donald Sterling`s bid to halt Clippers sale

An appeals court denied late Friday a request from embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to halt the proposed $2 billion sale of the NBA team to ex-Microsoft tycoon Steve Ballmer.

Aug 09, 2014, 09:22 AM IST

Donald Sterling appeals July court ruling

Donald Sterling filed a petition with a US appeals court Friday requesting an order blocking the proposed $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft tycoon Steve Ballmer.

Aug 09, 2014, 08:24 AM IST

Sterling, Ballmer discuss possible Clippers deal, says source

Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday met with former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer to discuss a possible settlement over Sterling`s opposition to the $2 billion sale of the basketball team, a source close to the case said.

Jul 22, 2014, 12:15 PM IST

Winfrey upset over losing basketball team

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has expressed disappointment over losing out on a chance to buy the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team.

Jun 01, 2014, 03:18 AM IST

Defiant Sterling ready to sue league

Donald Sterling is prepared to sue the NBA if it goes ahead with action to strip him of his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, his attorney said Thursday.

May 30, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer to buy NBA's LA Clippers for $2 billion: Source

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.

May 30, 2014, 09:31 AM IST

Ex-Microsoft chief `offers $1.8 bn for Clippers`

Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has offered $1.8 billion for the Los Angeles Clippers, Forbes magazine reported Thursday, with owner Donald Sterling facing moves by the NBA to strip him of the club.

May 30, 2014, 00:11 AM IST

Bill Gates on track to own no Microsoft stock in four years

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.

May 03, 2014, 09:21 AM IST

Ford to replace CEO Mulally in 2014: Report

Alan Mulally will likely retire and be replaced as CEO of Ford Motor by chief operating officer Mark Fields by the end of 2014.

Apr 22, 2014, 09:26 AM IST

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