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Paul Allen Gives $100 Million For Cell Research

Billionaire Paul Allen has announced a new medical initiative to create a cell science institute aimed at uncovering the ways cells work

CBS Seattle–12/08/2014

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Jesse Jackson Urging Tech Jobs For Minorities

The Rev. Jesse Jackson called for more peaceful protests against the Ferguson police shooting but said the real agenda for civil rights in Seattle is increasing minorities employed by high-tech companies such as Microsoft, Nintendo and Amazon.com.

12/01/2014

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Ballmers Give University Of Oregon $50M

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and his wife Connie have donated $50 million to the University of Oregon that will be used for scholarships, obesity research and marketing

CBS Seattle–11/13/2014

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Paul Allen Giving At Least $100M To Ebola Fight

Billionaire Paul Allen says he’ll contribute at least $100 million to the fight against Ebola.

CBS Seattle–10/23/2014

Satya Nadella acknowledged an industry-wide problem but insists men and women are paid equally at the tech giant. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Microsoft CEO: Company Has No Pay Gap Between Men And Women

Satya Nadella acknowledged an industry-wide problem but insists men and women are paid equally at the tech giant.

10/22/2014

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Microsoft Program Manager Mysteriously Vanishes

Officials are searching for a missing Microsoft employee, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

10/22/2014

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Microsoft’s CEO Nadella Gets $84M Pay Package

Microsoft has given its new CEO Satya Nadella a pay package worth $84.3 million, most of it in the form of long-term stock awards

CBS Seattle–10/20/2014

Microsoft CEO Launches Diversity Training To Create More Inclusive Culture (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Microsoft CEO Launches Diversity Training To Create More Inclusive Culture

Microsoft’s CEO is continuing to try to repair damage caused by his gaffe last week at a women-in-computing conference. CEO Satya Nadella on Thursday sent a memo to staff saying all employees at Microsoft will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture.

10/17/2014

Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears looks to pass against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on October 12, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Report: Bears QB Jay Cutler Call’s Microsoft’s ‘Surface’ An ‘iPad Knockoff’

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler described Microsoft’s Surface as “Knockoff iPads,” according to CNET.

10/15/2014

A Cleveland Browns players uses the Microsoft Surface on the bench during a game. (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Report: Microsoft ‘Coaching’ NFL Announcers To Say ‘Surface,’ Not iPad

Before the start of this current NFL season, Microsoft paid the NFL $400 million to make its Microsoft Surface the official tablet of the NFL.

10/13/2014

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