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SEATTLE, July 10- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella deferred any comment on widely expected job cuts at the software company on Thursday, after circulating a memo to employees promising to "flatten the organization and develop leaner business processes."
For some corporate founders, the market's rally this year has meant a fortune. Who's gained the most?
The banned Los Angeles Clippers owner's lawyers have hired four private investigators to look into evidence they could use against the NBA.
LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling won't sign a deal to sell the team to Steve Ballmer and will pursue a $1B lawsuit against the NBA.
There's a case to be made that sports teams are now valued more like Picassos, rare diamonds and vintage Ferraris than fundamental businesses.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is buying the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the record breaking purchase.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is buying the Los Angeles Clippers for a record $2 billion, reports CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin. And Andy Sewer, Fortune Magazine, and Dan Colarusso, Reuters Digital, weigh in.
BEIJING, May 20- China has banned government use of Windows 8, Microsoft Corp's latest operating system, a blow to a U.S. technology company that has long struggled with sales in the country. The official Xinhua news agency said the ban was to ensure computer security after Microsoft ended support for its Windows XP operating system, which was widely used in China.
NEW YORK, May 15- Satya Nadella has enjoyed a fairly smooth ride in his first 100 days as Microsoft Corp chief executive, but he risks hitting a rough patch next week when he unveils the latest models of the tepidly received Surface tablet.
SEATTLE, May 2- Bill Gates, the former chief executive and chairman of Microsoft Corp, will have no direct ownership in the company he co-founded by mid-2018 if he keeps up his recent share sales. Assuming no change to that pattern, Gates will have no direct ownership of Microsoft shares at all four years from now.
Microsoft's $7.5 billion acquisition of Nokia's devices unit could help it take a bigger slice of the smartphone pie, analysts told CNBC.
SEATTLE, April 24- Microsoft Corp's new chief executive got off to a winning start with Wall Street on Thursday as the world's largest software company eased past analysts' profit estimates despite the pressure of falling computer sales.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- Microsoft Corp needs a "data culture" to thrive in the new computing environment, according to Chief Executive Satya Nadella, in his third public appearance in three weeks putting his imprint on the software company.
SEATTLE, April 11- Microsoft Corp's board faces a lawsuit over the way it handled an error with its Internet Explorer browser that ended up costing the company a record-breaking $731 million fine by European antitrust regulators.
BEIJING, April 9- Microsoft Corp has partnered Lenovo Group Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd to provide software security services for Windows XP users in China, after the U.S. tech firm stopped updating the operating system.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 31- Microsoft Corp on Monday named three executives to its cloud, devices and Xbox gaming divisions in one of new Chief Executive Satya Nadella's first management shakeups.
The former Microsoft CEO made his first public appearance Tuesday after leaving the helm of the tech giant, delivering a speech at Oxford University.
Newly retired Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer makes his first public appearance since leaving the helm of the tech giant.
"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.
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.