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BOSTON, Feb 19- Billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin, who started his hedge fund in his dormitory room at Harvard University, is donating $150 million to his alma mater in what will be the largest single gift ever made to the Ivy League school.
HOUSTON, Feb 12- As the debate over the future of Texas's $35 billion electricity market enters a third year with no end in sight, one independent power producer decided not to wait for an outcome, filing for bankruptcy on Wednesday, citing depressed market conditions.
Optim Energy, an electric company owned by a Bill Gates investment fund, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after piling up losses in a depressed power market.
WILMINGTON, Del, Feb 12- Optim Energy LLC, a Texas electric company owned by a Bill Gates investment fund, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday after piling up losses in a depressed power market.
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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.
The appointment of Satya Nadella marked the ascension of another Indian-born executive to the top of a global powerhouse.
Daniel Ives, FBR Capital, views Microsoft's pick of Satya Nadella as CEO disappointing to investors. Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, weighs in.
Matt McIlwain, Madrona Venture Group, weighs in on Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella's leadership capabilities.
With Satya Nadella taking over the role of CEO at Microsoft, CNBC's Josh Lipton reports what changes will occur with the company's board.
"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.
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.
The company also said Bill Gates would step aside as chairman of the board.
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.
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.