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DETROIT, March 4- EcoMotors, a Michigan- based engine maker backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, has formed a joint venture in China with a subsidiary of First Auto Works. FAW's manufacturing partners in China include Volkswagen AG, Toyota Motor Corp and General Motors Co.
Headlines about Chipotle possibly stopping to serve its famous guacamole are nothing to worry about. NBC News explains why.
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.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 5- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will address this year's crop of Harvard University graduates at their May 29 commencement, the Ivy League university said on Wednesday.
Carl Icahn says eBay's governance is even worse than that of Washington politicians, and that's a symptom of how badly U.S. companies are run.
Carl Icahn, Chairman, Icahn Enterprises says he finds it hard to believe Microsoft would not have bid for Skype. The idea there were no bidders is a myth, he says.
*Justice Department says practice of closing deals is legal. WASHINGTON, March 5- Sometime soon, maybe in the next month or so, a federal judge is expected to decide whether the creation of the world's biggest passenger airline, as envisioned by two companies and the U.S. Justice Department, was really a good idea.
Warren Buffett remains as vague as ever about his succession plans for Berkshire Hathaway.
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.
U.S. stocks declined on Monday on worries about Russian intervention in the Ukraine.
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..
March 3- Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women.
Visa requests allowing overseas nationals to work in the U.S. could reach record levels in 2014.
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.
Gesture and voice recognition are hot in the gaming market, and Microsoft is trying to fight off competition with Kinect.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
March 3- Google Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd have asked Chinese regulators to ensure that Microsoft Corp's bid to acquire Nokia Oyj's phone business did not lead to higher licensing fees on patents that remain with the Finnish company, Bloomberg reported on Monday.
Richest people in the world are now worth a combined $6.4 trillion, according to Forbes. Record-breaking number up from $5.4 trillion last year.