The Atlanta Hawks were sold for $850 million, much lower than the $2 billion Steve Ballmer paid for the LA Clippers.» Read More
April 21- Yahoo Inc and Microsoft Corp added a termination clause to the terms of their search partnership agreement under which either company can end the deal on or after Oct. 1, 2015, according to a regulatory filing by Yahoo on Monday.
April 16- Microsoft Corp and Yahoo Inc amended a 2009 search partnership, giving Yahoo more control over how search results are displayed on desktops and mobile devices. The 10- year search partnership, crafted by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, allowed the companies to amend or terminate it after five years.
April 16- Microsoft Corp and Yahoo Inc amended a 2009 partnership to give Yahoo more flexibility to enhance the search services on any platform. Microsoft will get exclusive rights to sell ads delivered by its Bing ads platform, while Yahoo will continue to sell ads on its Gemini platform. The 10- year search partnership was crafted by former Microsoft CEO Steve...
Long-time staffers at Microsoft, still scarred from its own battles with U.S. and European regulators over the last two decades, did not express sympathy for Google facing a similar process. "They have to go through what they have to go through," said one Microsoft general manager, who was closely involved in the company's public relations at the time of...
SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Yahoo Inc and Microsoft Corp agreed to extend by 30 days the deadline to re-negotiate a ten year search deal, as the two Internet companies attempt to revamp a thorny partnership crafted by former chief executives. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, Yahoo and Microsoft mutually agreed to...
One year ago Satya Nadella became Microsoft's CEO. How should the company's shareholders judge his performance?
Brooklyn Nets ownership is open to offers to sell stake in the team, but nothing is imminent, owner Mikhail Prokhorov said.
In the first post-Steve Ballmer sale of an NBA team, many wonder who will buy the Atlanta Hawks——and for how much.
Notable, wealthy founders and executives saw a wide spectrum of gains and losses from their company's stock movement in 2014.
Charlie Harary, co-founder of H3 & Co., outlined the worst CEO mistakes that "butted up against" societal trends in 2014.
Microsoft won the software game by selling its Windows suite to the biggest companies. Scott Guthrie's job is to reach some of the smallest.
Few people in tech worked harder over the past 24 years than Debbie Gross. She's executive assistant to John Chambers, the CEO of Cisco.
Hany Nada, GGV Capital co-founder, and the "Squawk Alley" team discuss the move by Microsoft shareholders to approve a new $84 million pay package for CEO Satya Nadella.
Discussing the composition of Microsoft's board, Rick Sherlund, Nomura Securities, explains why he raised his target for the stock and what Microsoft will do with its influx of cash.
Former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer and civil rights activist Jesse Jackson livened up the technology company's annual shareholder meeting.
A shareholder had asked at what price Microsoft would consider not buying back its own shares, a question on many investors' minds after the stock has risen 82 percent over the past two years to 14- year highs. "I generally believe that our ability to grow is really only limited by our own imagination, so I tend to think the stock price over time reflects our ability to...
Ballmer stepped down from Microsoft's board in August to focus on his $2 billion purchase of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers. Shareholders asked the new CEO, Satya Nadella, and other leaders, about Microsoft's efforts to help blind and disabled customers and about online security. Shareholders have been generally ecstatic this year as Microsoft's market...
One reason why billionaires could be fans of buying sports teams, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is finding a fanbase among developers for expanding into cloud. The problem is all the old stuff.
CNBC's Josh Lipton asks LA Clippers owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, about his passion for the LA Clippers, as well as his opinions on CEO Satya Nadella's management at Microsoft.