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  • *Grainger, Honeywell fall after results. Oct 16- U.S. stocks edged up in late afternoon trading Friday, helped by upbeat consumer sentiment data and gains in General Electric, putting the S&P 500 on track for a third week of gains. Shares of Mattel jumped 5.9 percent to $23.87 even after its sales missed estimates.

  • Oct 16- Former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer owns a 4 percent stake in Twitter Inc, Bloomberg reported, citing an email from him. "Like zalwaleedbinT move too," the tweet added, referring to Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. The prince and his investment firm, Kingdom Holding, said earlier this month they had raised their stake in...

  • Steve Ballmer owns 4 pct stake in Twitter - Bloomberg Friday, 16 Oct 2015 | 11:54 AM ET

    Oct 16- Former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer owns a 4 percent stake in Twitter Inc, Bloomberg reported, citing an email from Ballmer. A Twitter account with the handle zSteventBallmer tweeted on Friday that Ballmer had bought the stake. Twitter and Ballmer were not immediately available for comment to Reuters.

  • China's richest man loses $15 billion Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 11:34 AM ET
    Li Hejun, Hanergy Holding Group

    In the history of sudden wealth loss, China's richest man may have set a new record, losing as much as $15 billion in a half-hour.

  • What Cisco's life after Chambers will look like Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 9:18 AM ET
    Chuck Robbins

    John Chambers is retiring, but don't expect much change at Cisco. Chuck Robbins, head of the company's 20,000 sales team, is cut from a similar cloth.

  • Ballmer bawls over basketball Friday, 1 May 2015 | 11:58 AM ET
    Ballmer bawls over basketball

    The LA Clippers barely won Game 6 over San Antonio Spurs and former Microsoft CEO,Steve Ballmer, could not handle it.

  • Is the NBA's Ballmer bubble bursting? Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 11:33 AM ET

    The Atlanta Hawks were sold for $850 million, much lower than the $2 billion Steve Ballmer paid for the LA Clippers.

  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos is having a $5B(!) day Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 11:26 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos

    Friday has been a good day for Jeff Bezos.

  • Microsoft is now making nice with its rivals Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 2:35 PM ET
    Laptops computers running Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 8.1 operating system.

    Microsoft's radical transformation into an industry collaborator continues as the company announces deals with, Citrix and Box.

  • The ups and downs of Satya Nadella's first year Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 11:43 AM ET
    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella addresses shareholders during the company's shareholders meeting Dec. 3, 2014, in Bellevue, Wash.

    One year ago Satya Nadella became Microsoft's CEO. How should the company's shareholders judge his performance?

  • Prokhorov: Want the Brooklyn Nets? Call me Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:26 PM ET
    Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov

    Brooklyn Nets ownership is open to offers to sell stake in the team, but nothing is imminent, owner Mikhail Prokhorov said.

  • NBA franchise for sale. Cost: Anybody's guess Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 2:49 PM ET
    Dennis Schroder and Kyle Korver of the Atlanta Hawks go after a rebound during the NBA game at Staples Center on January 5, 2015 in Los Angeles.

    In the first post-Steve Ballmer sale of an NBA team, many wonder who will buy the Atlanta Hawks——and for how much.

  • 2014 was a boom for some execs, bust for others Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 5:55 PM ET
    Stock market data

    Notable, wealthy founders and executives saw a wide spectrum of gains and losses from their company's stock movement in 2014.

  • The top 5 CEO blunders of 2014: Exec Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 5:11 PM ET
    Donald Sterling

    Charlie Harary, co-founder of H3 & Co., outlined the worst CEO mistakes that "butted up against" societal trends in 2014.

  • Microsoft is rushing to catch Amazon in the cloud Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:32 AM ET
    A pedestrian walks past the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash.

    Microsoft won the software game by selling its Windows suite to the biggest companies. Scott Guthrie's job is to reach some of the smallest.

  • Where would Cisco (and its CEO) be without her? Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:49 AM ET
    Debbie Gross and John Chambers.

    Few people in tech worked harder over the past 24 years than Debbie Gross. She's executive assistant to John Chambers, the CEO of Cisco.

  • Satya Nadella's $84 million payday Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 11:07 AM ET
    Satya Nadella's $84 million payday

    Hany Nada, GGV Capital co-founder, and the "Squawk Alley" team discuss the move by Microsoft shareholders to approve a new $84 million pay package for CEO Satya Nadella.

  • Microsoft's next pressing issue Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 10:37 AM ET
    Microsoft's next pressing issue

    Discussing the composition of Microsoft's board, Rick Sherlund, Nomura Securities, explains why he raised his target for the stock and what Microsoft will do with its influx of cash.

  • Steve Ballmer, Jesse Jackson pep up annual meet Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET
    The Reverend Jesse Jackson (L) and former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer attend the annual shareholders' meeting in Bellevue, Washington December 3, 2014.

    Former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer and civil rights activist Jesse Jackson livened up the technology company's annual shareholder meeting.

  • Bargains for billionaires Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:28 PM ET
    Bargains for billionaires

    One reason why billionaires could be fans of buying sports teams, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.