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  • 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.

  • Stock market data

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

  • Donald Sterling

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

  • 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.

  • 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

    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

    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.

  • 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

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

  • Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corp.

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is finding a fanbase among developers for expanding into cloud. The problem is all the old stuff.

  • Steve Ballmer's LA Clippers vision

    CNBC's Josh Lipton asks LA Clippers owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, about his passion for the LA Clippers, as well as his opinions on CEO Satya Nadella's management at Microsoft.

  • Steve Ballmer grades own legacy

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to LA Clippers owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, about his legacy at Microsoft.

  • Ballmer's post-Microsoft chapter

    Former Microsoft CEO and current Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer says he always knew he wanted to have a "chapter in his life post-Microsoft." CNBC's Josh Lipton asks Ballmer about the potential earnings for the team.

  • Steve Ballmer: Nadella off to fantastic start

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to LA Clippers owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about his thoughts on the job his successor Satya Nadella has done so far at Microsoft.

  • Ballmer breath of fresh air: Parsons

    Richard Parsons shares his thoughts on Steve Ballmer's new role as owner of the LA Clippers and offers some words of advice.

  • Dick Parsons

    Pro sports leagues need to realize that "the line has moved" on what society deems as appropriate, says Richard Parsons, interim CEO of the LA Clippers.

  • Ballmer on his Microsoft hits and misses

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer looks back with pride on his years at Microsoft and is ready to move forward. With hindsight, he says MSFT could have negotiated the mobile landscape much better, but it's always about the body of work.

  • From tech titan to team owner

    Steve Ballmer tells CNBC's Josh Lipton why he was willing to pay $2 billion for the LA Clippers and how owning a sports team is similar to running tech giant Microsoft.

  • Ballmer: Really fun to own a sport's team!

    In a wide ranging interview, CNBC's Josh Lipton sits down with LA Clippers owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to talk about his ownership of the Clippers and the leadership skills he brings to the team.

  • Steve Ballmer, Los Angeles Clippers, during an interview with CNBC.

    The former Microsoft chief says that his record price for the Los Angeles Clippers was a smart investment.