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  • SEATTLE, Feb 4- Microsoft Corp named 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.

  • 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.

  • Watch for some big changes to Microsoft's board Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 7:27 AM ET

    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.

  • Microsoft's c-suite drama heightens     Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    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.

  • MUMBAI, Jan 31- In his university days in India, Satya Nadella, likely the next chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp, was a relentless questioner. His elevation to the top spot at Microsoft would end a five-month search for a tech-savvy heavy-hitter to lead the company co-founded by Bill Gates.

  • NEW YORK/ SEATTLE, Jan 30- Microsoft Corp is likely to appoint its cloud-computing head, Satya Nadella, as its next chief executive, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, as the board concludes a five-month search for a tech-savvy heavy-hitter to lead the world's largest software company.

  • NEW YORK/ SEATTLE, Jan 30- Microsoft Corp is close to naming a new chief executive, most likely its cloud-computing head Satya Nadella, a source close to the matter said on Thursday, concluding a five-month long search for a heavy-hitter to lead the world's largest software company.

  • SEATTLE, Jan 30- Microsoft Corp is close to naming its new chief executive, with inside executive Satya Nadella the most likely candidate, a person with knowledge of the search process told Reuters on Thursday.

  • SEATTLE, Jan 30- Microsoft Corp's board is preparing to name internal executive Satya Nadella as the software company's next chief executive, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources it said were briefed on the CEO search process.

  • Microsoft board to name insider Nadella as CEO -report Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 5:30 PM ET

    SEATTLE, Jan 30- Microsoft Corp's board is preparing to name internal executive Satya Nadella as the software company's next chief executive, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources it said were briefed on the CEO search process.

  • Zuckerberg may be the richest 20-something ever Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 1:40 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    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?

  • Contraception key in climate fight: Gore and Gates Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 8:45 AM ET
    Former Vice President Al Gore listens during a session in Davos on Jan. 24, 2014.

    Stopping overpopulation is one way the dangers of climate change can be mitigated, according to two of the most prominent believers in global warming.

  • SEATTLE, Jan 23- Microsoft Corp posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, boosted by strong sales of its Office software to businesses, a solid holiday season for its new Xbox game console and Surface tablets, and a slightly lower tax bill.

  • SEATTLE, Jan 23- Microsoft Corp posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, boosted by strong sales of its Office software to businesses, a solid holiday season for its new Xbox game console and Surface tablets, and a slightly lower tax bill.

  • Although Spanish builders including Sacyr and FCC have made progress on cleaning up their balance sheets and looking for business abroad, the domestic market property market they depend on is still in free fall.

  • SEATTLE/ NEW YORK, Jan 8- Speculation over Microsoft Corp's succession plans refocused on internal choices on Wednesday, a day after the leading outside candidate, Ford Motor Co CEO Alan Mulally, took himself off the list of potential CEOs at the world's largest software maker.

  • *Spain needs foreign investment to secure jobs growth. Peru- based Grupo Santo Domingo pledged 100 million euros as part of a wider capital injection in Spanish property firm Colonial. "It's a logical phenomenon," said Enrique Quemada, head of Madrid- based M&A adviser ONEtoONE Capital Partners.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 28- Social news hub Reddit snagged an interview with Barack Obama last year. This season, even Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates joined its Secret Santa gift exchange.

  • A Reddit user named Rachel was stunned to discover that Bill Gates was her Secret Santa.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 19- When shareholder activist Carl Icahn turned up the heat on Apple in October, demanding a massive $150 billion share buyback, bond investor Bill Gross wasn't having any of it.

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