CNBC's Robert Frank reports there are now 122 signers of the "Giving Pledge," which is a promise started by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett for billionaires to give away at least half of their wealth. Frank also provides insight into the mystery tipper.
Happy Thursday. No tapering allowed here, at least for today.
A new Microsoft CEO will face challenges in the mobile device category, one expert says.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports from the last Microsoft shareholder meeting CEO Steve Balmer will lead. Bill Gates said the process to find a new CEO is going smoothly.
Microsoft's next leader should consider spinning off consumer businesses such as search advertising and the Xbox games console, Paul Allen said. FT.
President Barack Obama has been bumped off the top spot of Forbes' ranking of the world's most powerful people.
Eike Batista declared in 2011 that he would soon become the richest man in the world. Instead, he may become known for the largest personal-wealth loss.
Eike Batista's OGX—the cornerstone of his short-lived mining, energy and shipping empire—is expected to file for bankruptcy as early as this weekend.
Microsoft earnings beat 3Q estimates. Rick Sherlund, Nomura Securities, says "things have not changed radically in the PC market; they're just a little less bad."
Is Carl Icahn using his time and money wisely, and can he really affect change at Apple? The "Fast Money" traders share their opinions.
Bill Gates has made a big bet on the recovery of Spain's construction sector by becoming the second-largest shareholder in FCC, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Juan Bejar Ochoa, CEO of FCC, discusses Bill Gates' announcement that he has taken a stake in the company, and how it has improved liquidity.
Will Bill Gates take back the reins at Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer retires?
Three of Microsoft's top investors are calling for Bill Gates to step down as chairman. Brent Thill, UBS, and Lance Ulanoff, Mashable, weigh in.
Three top investors of Microsoft are lobbying the board to have Bill Gates step down as chairman. John Sculley, former Apple CEO and former PepsiCo president, weighs in on possible CEOs for the company.
Three large Microsoft shareholders reportedly want the co-founder of the tech giant to step down as chairman. CNBC's Jon Fortt has the details.
Rick Sherlund, Nomura Securities, shares his thought on whether the co-founder of the tech giant should step down, as shareholders frustration grows and the search to replace Steve Ballmer continues.
Happy Wednesday. Welcome, welcome to the machine.
Bill Gates explained why it takes pressing Control, Alt and Delete to restart your computer, with CNBC's Mary Thompson. And CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on JPMorgan Jamie Dimon's meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder over the bank's settlement.
With appearances by the likes of Sheryl Sandberg, Bono and Bill Gates, the Clinton Global Initiative hopes to leave a lasting impression on the world.