Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor and the "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss how Microsoft likely came to the decision to "pick the inside choice" of Satya Nadella as the tech giant's new chief executive, and Bill Gates new role as Microsoft's technolgoy advisor.
Satya Nadella, the quiet and self-effacing Microsoft enterprise chief, prevailed over much splashier outside candidates and was named CEO of the software giant today.
The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses the selection of Satya Nadella as Microsoft's CEO and of John Thompson to replace Bill Gates as chairman.
Bill Gates may step down as Microsoft chairman to take a more active role in the company, and Steve Ballmer may be off the board entirely.
Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, and Norman Young, Morningstar senior equity analyst, discuss what's at stake if Satya Nadella is named as Microsoft's new chief executive.
Along with Facebook shares, Mark Zuckerberg's wealth has shot up to $29.7 billion, begging the question: Is he the richest 20-something ever?
Stopping overpopulation is one way the dangers of climate change can be mitigated, according to two of the most prominent believers in global warming.
A Reddit user named Rachel was stunned to discover that Bill Gates was her Secret Santa.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally appears less likely to become Steve Ballmer's successor at Microsoft, Nomura's Rick Sherlund tells CNBC.
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.