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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nadella rejigs Microsoft's top management

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.

Microsoft makes pollster Penn head of strategy, exact role unclear

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.