Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO who kept the company relevant as its primary PC software business faded, could write a book about the challenges he faced. Nadella isn't brash or outspoken in the manner of his predecessors or many of his Silicon Valley peers. "Companies that try to understand other people's problems tend to be more successful," said K. Vairavan, a...
"[I]f you fail, there's no parachute," Steve Ballmer told Satya Nadella.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Steve Ballmer says he started his new venture, USAFacts, as a way to "suck out all the data" collected by government agencies and shoot it back out to the public in a digestible form. The former Microsoft CEO, philanthropist and LA Clippers owner talked with The Associated Press about data— and the way people and machines collect it.
Capital investment and R&D have increased linearly over time regardless of tax policy, ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says.
"Are we in a market bubble or not? I don't know. I'm silent on it," the former Microsoft CEO tells CNBC.
Steve Ballmer, USAFacts founder and former Microsoft CEO, says the facts show little correlation between things that are controllable by the government and the U.S. economy.
Steve Ballmer, USAFacts founder and former Microsoft CEO, talks about providing the government with fact-based data to help make unbiased decisions, Microsoft and technological innovation.
Emerging political start-ups are riding a wave of civic engagement that has spread across the country and over both sides of the aisle.
At the Code Conference, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer speaks to CNBC's Jon Fortt about his time at Microsoft as well as his thoughts on augmented reality, innovation and Amazon.
"Squawk on the Street's Carl Quintanilla reports on comments Twitter investor Steve Ballmer made at this year's Code Conference.
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO and current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, is speaking at the Code Conference Tuesday night.
Activist hedge fund promotes long-time partner Mason Morfit, the FT reports.
Twitter is fixable with the stock likely to see upside, major shareholder and ex-Microsoft chief executive told CNBC on Tuesday.
Steve Ballmer says Microsoft has strong products in Azure and Office 365 but the competition against Amazon Web Services will be tough.
Steve Ballmer, L.A. Clippers owner talks about his team and the NBA's postseason playoffs, and the business of professional basketball.
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO shares his thoughts on competition between Snap and Facebook, and leadership legacies at Apple and Microsoft.
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, shares his thoughts on Twitter and what advice he would tell CEO Jack Dorsey.
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, shares his thoughts on Microsoft's product development. Also Ballmer
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, talks about his Microsoft holdings and the company's position in cloud computing.
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, talks about tracking U.S. government spending with his new website USAFacts, and where found areas that are improving and those areas that are not.