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Steve Ballmer (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Making Sense Of The Clippers Sale: What Does It Mean For Seattle?

Ballmer is even richer than Sterling — with a net worth estimated at nearly $20 billion — but there’s no way he was thinking in dollars and cents when he made his offer for the Clippers. Is this all part of a longer-range plan to get his hands on a franchise that could be moved to his adopted home in Seattle sometime down the road?

CBS Seattle–05/30/2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attends the NBA playoff game between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors, on April 21, 2014 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Attorney: Donald Sterling ‘Is Not Selling’ The Clippers

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-breaking $2 billion. Now it’s up to others whether the deal goes through.

05/30/2014

Nintendo blames slow sales of its premiere product, the Wii U, for its financial struggles. (Getty Images)

Nintendo Posts $457 Million Loss Thanks To Slow Sales Of Wii U

Nintendo executives blame the slow sales of its premiere product for 3 years of financial losses.

05/07/2014

(Photo credit: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill Gates No Longer Microsoft’s Largest Individual Shareholder

Gates is no longer Microsoft’s largest individual shareholder, and in four years his ownership stake in the company he founded will likely vanish.

CBS Seattle–05/05/2014

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Microsoft Opening First US Innovation Center

Microsoft is opening a state-of-the-art training facility in Miami, its first within the United States, the company announced Friday

CBS Seattle–05/02/2014

Wireless vehicle detection systems installed throughout 40 U.S. cities to control and direct traffic are so poorly secured that hackers can manipulate the sensors to cause disruptions, accidents and congestion for drivers. (photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Expert: Hackers Can Manipulate, Monitor Largest US Traffic Control Systems

Wireless vehicle detection systems installed throughout 40 U.S. cities to control and direct traffic are so poorly secured that hackers can manipulate the sensors to cause disruptions, accidents and congestion for drivers.

04/30/2014

File photo of the Microsoft logo. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Warns Of Major Security Gap In Internet Explorer

Microsoft says a security gap in Internet Explorer could allow an attacker to take complete control of a computer if the user clicks on a malicious link

CBS Seattle–04/28/2014

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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

(Photo credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Review: Forward To The Past With Windows Update

Many people hated Windows 8 when it came out in October 2012. Microsoft responded a year later with Windows 8.1. With the free update, people can change settings to boot computers directly into the desktop.

CBS Seattle–04/16/2014

(photo credit:  Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

End Of Windows XP Support Spells Trouble For Some

Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2014

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