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  • Microsoft beyond Steve Ballmer

    Stephen Yacktman of Yacktman Asset Management, Walter Pritchard of Citigroup, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Jon Fortt join to discuss the ability of Microsoft's board to pick a new leader.

  • Microsoft's Steve Ballmer to retire within the next year

    CNBC's Jon Fortt focuses on Bill Gates after news of Steve Ballmer announcing retirement.

  • CEO Ballmer to leave Microsoft

    Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer will retire within 12 months, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt. And Brendan Barnicle, Pacific Crest Securities, and William George, former Medtronic CEO, speculate who may replace Ballmer, and what's next for the company.

  • Top three trades

    In today's top 3 trades, Pandora takes a hit after disappointing guidance, Aeropostale plummets, and Expedia surges on news of teaming up with Travelocity. And Jeff Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, gives Microsoft's Steve Ballmer a grade of B+ for his performance at the helm of the tech giant.

  • Why Steve Ballmer gets a B-plus as CEO

    Over his tenure at the helm of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer tripled revenues and returned almost $200 billion to shareholders, Yale School of Management's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld says.

  • 'Get out, step back' from Microsoft: Pro

    There's potential for shares of Microsoft to move a lot higher after CEO Steve Ballmer announces his departure, Mike Murphy of Rosecliff Capital says.

  • Time for Microsoft to reward shareholders?

    Jordan Posner, Matrix Asset Advisors, discusses whether Microsoft's management change will help the company improve value for shareholder.

  • 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.