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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

Bill Gates (Don Emmert/AFP/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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Report: Microsoft Investors Looking To Show Gates The Door

Three of Microsoft’s top investors are telling the board it’s time for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the company, according to Reuters.

10/01/2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer holds two Windows phones as he speaks during the keynote address during the Microsoft Build Conference on June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Investors Cheer’ As Microsoft CEO Will Retire Within Next 12 Months

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world’s largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within the next 12 months.

08/23/2013

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More Gates Dollars To Jump Start Charter School Program

With the opening of Washington’s first charter school likely 15 months away, more dollars from Seattle’s tech economy are flowing toward groups that want to change the way the state thinks about public schools.

CBS Seattle–05/28/2013

Bill Gates speaks to Parliament on May 28, 2013 in Canberra, Australia. (credit: Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Bill Gates Pleas With Australia To Boost Foreign Aid

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is urging Australia to boost foreign aid following the country’s announcement that it was delaying a pledge to increase overseas aid spending.

05/28/2013

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