After compiling a list of more than 100 CEO candidates, Microsoft settled on Satya Nadella a home-grown leader who joined the software maker in the early 1990s.
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.
Cloud and enterprise president Satya Nadella has emerged as the front-runner.
Microsoft is renaming its cloud storage service “OneDrive” after British broadcaster BSkyB took issue with its former name, “SkyDrive.”
Microsoft founder says he’s confident his private phone calls are not tapped.
Microsoft Corp. reported revenue and earnings for its fiscal second quarter that topped Wall Street expectations, as the company sold 3.9 million Xbox One consoles to retailers and doubled revenue from its line of Surface tablets from a quarter earlier.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally says he will not leave the automaker for Microsoft and will stay at Ford at least through 2014.
Federal authorities filed criminal and civil charges Thursday against a former Microsoft manager, saying he fed inside information to a day trader who used it to clear $393,000 in illicit transactions.
A Microsoft blog post says the company hopes to have an announcement in early 2014.
Outgoing Steve Ballmer calls Windows Vista his biggest mistake.