Steve Ballmer

Microsoft ex-CEO Ballmer, activist Jesse Jackson pep up annual meet

Former Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) Chief Executive Steve Ballmer and civil rights activist Jesse Jackson livened up the technology company's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, grabbing the spotlight from the current leaders on stage.

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Microsoft invests $15M in Foursquare, inks licensing deal for location-based data

Tech giant Microsoft invested $15 million in location-based social networking app Foursquare and inked a licensing deal to use the latter's places database in their products and services.

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Ford CEO Alan Mulally ends Microsoft speculation, to stay with automaker through 2014

Ford Motor Co. chief executive Alan Mulally, once and for all, said that he will not replace Microsoft Corp.'s retiring CEO Steve Ballmer and will remain at the US automaker through 2014. Some prominent Microsoft investors had campaigned for Mulally's candidacy for the top job at the software giant.

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Microsoft's new CEO reveal in 2014 determines company future - report

A CNET report detailed how big the decisions the next chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp needs to make in order to get back into the technology race.

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Ballmer appears at Microsoft Accelerator in Berlin

Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer presented the nine startups who composed the first batch of Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Berlin.

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Gates, Ballmer seek re-election to Microsoft Corp's board of directors

Co-founding chairman Bill Gates and CEO Steve Ballmer had sought for re-election in Microsoft's board of directors, said a Reuters report.

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Microsoft CEO Ballmer bids goodbye in last employee meeting with dance, song and jabs at rivals

In a company-wide employee meeting Thursday, Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer made his final farewell with songs, dances and quips against the company's rivals.

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Control-Alt-Delete to log in to PC was a mistake - Gates

In a interview at a Harvard fundraising campaign, Microsoft chairman and founder Bill Gates admitted that the keyboard combination of Control, Alt and Delete keys to log into a PC was a mistake and should had only been one key.

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Microsoft CEO search closely-watched

The search for the new head of Microsoft would be a closely-watched development in the technology industry.

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Mullaly, Lawrie shareholders' choice for Microsoft CEO - Reuters

According to several sources who told Reuters, Ford Motor Co CEO Alan Mulally and Computer Sciences Corp CEO Mike Lawrie were endorsed by at least three of Microsoft Corp's top 20 investors for the CEO role.

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Ford CEO says he would remain in the company at least through 2014

Ford CEO Alan Mulally said he would remain as the company's head at least through 2014 following reports that Microsoft Corp. had recruited him.

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Ballmer replacement may spin off Xbox: report

According to a Bloomberg report, shareholder pressure would most likely influence the incoming CEO of Microsoft to take drastic measures to increase shareholder value and possibly spin off the XBox video game division.

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Guessing game starts for new Microsoft CEO

CEO Steve Ballmer had announced resignation from Microsoft leaving the company with no apparent heir.

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Microsoft's next CEO to face big choices: Bloomberg analysis

An analysis by Bloomberg said that the next CEO of Microsoft would face a lot of big choices to make after Steve Ballmer's resignation.

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Microsoft searches for hero after Ballmer exit

Microsoft CEO Steven Ballmer announced leaving the company within 12 months which also left the software maker in woes to find a replacement.

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