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Microsoft To Build New Data Center In Iowa

Gov. Terry Branstad joined with local officials to announce Microsoft’s so-called “Project Alluvion,” which is expected to total more than $1.1 billion and create more than 80 full-time jobs.

CBS Seattle–04/21/2014

Microsoft Corp Chairman Bill Gates speaks during a session  in Davos on Jan. 24, 2014. (credit: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

Gates: My Children Won’t Be Left Billions

Bill Gates’ kids will have to settle just being millionaires instead of billionaires.

03/20/2014

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Microsoft Names Head Of Investor ValueAct To Board

Microsoft Corp. has appointed Mason Morfit, the president of activist investment firm ValueAct Capital, to its board of directors.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2014

Facebook Chairman and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg introduces Graph Search features during a presentation January 15, 2013 in Menlo Park. Facebook announced a search function that works within the website and allows users to search content that people have shared with you or is public.  (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Biggest Giver In 2013

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were the most generous American philanthropists in 2013, with a donation of 18 million shares of Facebook stock, valued at more than $970 million, to a Silicon Valley nonprofit in December.

02/10/2014

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Microsoft Names Satya Nadella CEO

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.

02/04/2014

Data chief Satya Nadella is said to be the favorite to replace outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. (Getty Images)

Report: Microsoft To Make Inside Man Its New CEO

Cloud and enterprise president Satya Nadella has emerged as the front-runner.

01/30/2014

Microsoft founder Bill Gates says there must be a balance between fighting terrorism and protecting the public's privacy. (Getty Images)

Bill Gates: Not All Government Surveillance Is Bad

Microsoft founder says he’s confident his private phone calls are not tapped.

01/23/2014

Screen capture of Bill Gates holding the stuffed cow he purchased for a stranger as a Secret Santa present. (credit: http://redditgifts.com)

Bill Gates Buys Cow For Stranger Through Reddit ‘Secret Santa’

Christmas came early for one Reddit user who, as fate would have it, was presented with a gift from multi-millionaire Bill Gates through the website’s “Secret Santa.”

CBS Seattle–12/19/2013

File photo of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. (credit: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Buffett Says Gates Won’t Reclaim Microsoft CEO Job

Billionaire Warren Buffett says there’s no chance his friend Bill Gates will return to lead Microsoft Corp. as CEO.

10/22/2013

File photo of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. (credit: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

10 American Billionaires’ Net Worth Will Exceed Cash On Hand For Gov’t If Debt Ceiling Not Raised

Ten of America’s billionaires net worth would be more than the cash the U.S. has on hand if Congress cannot reach a resolution to raise the debt ceiling.

10/16/2013

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