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  • March 17- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella may unveil an iPad version of the company's Office software suite on March 27, a source familiar with the event told Reuters, and use his first big press appearance to launch the company's most profitable product in a version compatible with Apple Inc's popular tablet.

  • Microsoft may unveil Office for iPad on March 27 Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 6:10 PM ET
    People buy the new Apple iPad Air at the Apple Store in New York City.

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may unveil an iPad version of the company's Office software suite on March 27, a source told Reuters.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ SEATTLE, March 13- It may be one of Microsoft Corp's biggest squandered opportunities. The speed with which apps like Quip have been adopted is forcing Microsoft to intensify its efforts to bring the powerful but ageing Office software suite to tablets and smartphones, according to people close to the company.

  • SEATTLE, March 11- Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it appointed Mason Morfit, president of activist investor ValueAct Capital, as a board member. The world's largest software company offered Morfit a board seat in August, following months of lobbying by ValueAct for a say on how Microsoft is run.

  • Ballmer's back: Former MSFT CEO speaks at Oxford Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:29 PM ET
    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer addresses shareholders during the Microsoft Shareholders Annual Meeting November 19, 2013 in Bellevue, Washington.

    The former Microsoft CEO made his first public appearance Tuesday after leaving the helm of the tech giant, delivering a speech at Oxford University.

  • Ballmer's back: Former MSFT CEO speaks at Oxford     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Newly retired Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer makes his first public appearance since leaving the helm of the tech giant.

  • March 4- Warren Buffett is seeking to reassure shareholders about how his Berkshire Hathaway Inc will perform in the decades after he steps down or dies, but remains as vague as ever about succession plans. Jeff Immelt, the CEO at General Electric Co, has been unable to get his company's share price anywhere near the heights achieved by his predecessor Jack Welch.

  • SEATTLE, March 3- Microsoft Corp on Monday put pugnacious pollster and political adviser Mark Penn in charge of strategy but left company watchers uncertain what exactly his new role will entail.

  • SEATTLE, March 3- Microsoft Corp on Monday signaled a more aggressive approach to marketing and public relations with the appointment of pollster and longtime corporate adviser Mark Penn to the new role of chief strategy officer. He joined Microsoft full time in 2012..

  • SEATTLE, March 3- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella has appointed pollster and longtime corporate adviser Mark Penn to the role of chief strategy officer, according to a memo sent to company employees on Monday.

  • March 3- In the biggest management reshuffle at Microsoft Corp since Satya Nadella took over as its chief executive, two top executives, Tony Bates and Tami Reller, will leave the company while a former Clinton family aide will become its chief strategy officer, according to media reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 4- Satya Nadella's elevation to CEO and co-founder Bill Gates' decision to relinquish his chairmanship at Microsoft Corp marks a changing of the guard at a 39- year-old company that fueled the PC revolution but is now struggling to establish its long-term identity.

  • *Only third CEO in Microsoft's 39- year history. *Gates says will spend 1/ 3 of his time on Microsoft.

  • Bill George: Not clear who's running Microsoft     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    "Microsoft needs to go through a major transformation much like IBM did 20 years ago," says, William George, Harvard Business School professor, discussing what Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella needs to do to change company culture. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, provides insight.

  • *Only third CEO in Microsoft's 39- year history. SEATTLE, Feb 4- Microsoft Corp named 22- year company veteran Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer on Tuesday and said co-founder Bill Gates would step down as chairman and advise the new CEO on technology, marking an epochal change of control at the company that drove the PC revolution.

  • Satya Nadella is the best pick: Pro     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    Discussing the appointment of Satya Nadella as Microsoft CEO, and what this means for the stock and future of the tech giant, with Christina Warren, Mashable senior tech analyst, and Brent Thill, UBS senior analyst.

  • Microsoft taps Nadella as CEO; Gates era ends Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 10:08 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

    The company also said Bill Gates would step aside as chairman of the board.

  • Microsoft's new CEO: An insider and a 'cloud' man Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 9:36 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

    The choice of Satya Nadella as new chief executive reveals a lot about Microsoft's strategy moving ahead.

  • SEATTLE, Feb 4- Microsoft Corp named company veteran Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer on Tuesday, ending a longer-than-expected search for a new leader after Steve Ballmer announced his intention to retire in August. Nadella is only the third CEO in Microsoft's 39- year history, following co-founder Bill Gates and Ballmer.

  • Microsoft names Satya Nadella CEO     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 9:17 AM ET

    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.