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  • Ballmer retirement sends MSFT shares soaring

    Dan Niles, AlphaOne Capital Partners, discusses the jump in Microsoft shares after the announcement CEO Steve Ballmer will retire next year. Niles explains why he is buying some shares now as a short-term play. And CNBC's Jon Fortt shares his thoughts on the timing of Ballmer's departure.

  • Don't buy on Microsoft's Ballmer bounce: Expert

    Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, weighs in on the rocky road ahead for the tech giant, as PC sales drop, and shares his thoughts on its reorganization and likely successor.

  • Was Ballmer forced out?

    Rick Sherlund, Nomura Securities, addresses Jim Cramer's question of whether Steve Ballmer was forced out as CEO of Microsoft. He also addresses who the likely successor will be.

  • Microsoft's Ballmer to retire in 12 months

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will retire in 12 months, and the company will consider both internal and external candidates, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Why activism is good for Microsoft: Analyst

    Rick Sherlund, Nomura Securities analyst, discusses how shareholder activism weighed in on his decision to upgrade the tech giant from a "neutral" to "buy" rating.

  • Ballmer's Microsoft Culture Overhaul

    Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer is creating "cross-functional strike teams" to work across the individual engineering divisions to spearhead new ideas, explains CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Microsoft Announce Restructuring

    Brent Thill, UBS, and Ed Maguire, CLSA, discuss how to play the tech giant's realignment plans.

  • Major Shake-Up at Microsoft

    CEO Steve Ballmer announced a "far-reaching realignment of the company," reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Microsoft's newly announced restructuring plan could create significant value for shareholders and may change Wall Street's opinions of the company, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

  • Will Microsoft's New Plan Change CEO's Future?

    CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details on Microsoft's restructuring plans. And Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, and Dennis Berman, WSJ Marketplace, weigh in on what the changes mean for the stock and CEO Steve Ballmer.

  • Microsoft Announces Restructuring Plans

    John Fortt and the "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the tech giant's realignment announcement and whether its concept of "One Microsoft" will work.

  • Will Ballmer's Vision Win Over Investors?

    John Sculley, former Apple CEO, discusses the widely expected launch of Microsoft's restructuring plan and its impact on the company's future.

  • Will Ballmer's Broad Plan for Microsoft Succeed?

    Mary Uhl-Bien, University of Nebraska professor, provides perspective on Zynga's new hire and Microsoft's restructuring plan.

  • Greenberg on Microsoft's Reorganization

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made CNBC Herb Greenberg's "worst CEOs" list last year. Greenberg discusses whether the company's reorganization will work.

  • Peering Into Microsoft's Window

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Harry McCracken, Time m expect when the tech giant announces major restructuring plan for the company today, including a possible reshuffling of senior executives.

  • All Eyes on Microsoft and Ballmer

    Rumors at Microsoft abound as the tech giant is about to announce a management shakeup and partnership with Oracle, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Change at Microsoft on the Way?

    The tech giant is expected to unveil its restructuring plans soon, but some big changes have several top executives concerned, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Competiton Heats Up For  Fate of Sacramento Kings

    The league will make a final vote on the future of the King's relocation issue, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • 'Microsoft Needs to Get Into the Game': Pro

    William George, Harvard Business School professor, explains why now is the time to put a succession plan in place for CEO Steve Ballmer.

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    The European Union fined Microsoft Corp 561 million euros ($731 million) for failing to offer users a choice of Web browser, an unprecedented sanction that will act as a warning to other firms involved in EU antitrust disputes.