BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov 19- Chairman Bill Gates said on Tuesday he was pleased with Microsoft Corp's progress in finding a new chief executive but outlined the difficulties in picking the next leader of the world's largest software company as it seeks to reinvent itself as a mobile computing power.
SEATTLE, Oct 3- Chairman Bill Gates and retiring Chief Executive Steve Ballmer are standing for re-election to Microsoft Corp's board of directors, despite recent moves by some investors to reduce their influence, according to the software company's annual proxy filing made public on Thursday.
SEATTLE, Oct 3- Chairman Bill Gates and retiring Chief Executive Steve Ballmer are standing for re-election to Microsoft Corp's board of directors, according to the company's annual proxy filing made public on Thursday. Microsoft has not yet named a successor to Ballmer and is in the midst of a search process it said could take until next August.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23- Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer unexpectedly announced on Friday that he would retire in 2014, 13 years after he took over the dominant personal computer software company and tried to steer it into growing markets like video games, portable music players, smartphones and tablets.
WASHINGTON, Aug 13- Alliant Techsystems Inc on Tuesday said it had won an order from Orbital Sciences Corp to provide solid rocket motors for a new air-launched space transport system that is part of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's latest venture. There was no immediate comment from Orbital Sciences.
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