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Steve Ballmer considers future, may step down from Microsoft board

Steve Ballmer considers future, may step down from Microsoft board

REDMOND, Wash., March 24 (UPI) -- Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is beginning to consider his future, and whether he will remain on the company's board of directors.
Ananth Baliga
Microsoft names new CEO and a new chairman

Microsoft names new CEO and a new chairman

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. said Satya Nadella, vice president of its Cloud and Enterprise unit, would replace Steve Ballmer as chief executive officer.
Microsoft names Satya Nadella as new chief executive

Microsoft names Satya Nadella as new chief executive

SEATTLE, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Microsoft on Tuesday announced that Satya Nadella will become the company's third CEO, and will take over from Steve Ballmer effective immediately.
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Qualcomm promotes operating chief to CEO, despite Microsoft transfer rumors

Qualcomm promotes operating chief to CEO, despite Microsoft transfer rumors

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Qualcomm promotes chief operating officer Steve Mollenkompf to CEO, amid rumors that he was a contender for CEO of Microsoft.
Sonali Basak
Ford's Mulally pressured on Microsoft executive decision

Ford's Mulally pressured on Microsoft executive decision

Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Ford's executive board may want to know if CEO Alan Mulally will stay, or leave to join as head of Microsoft, but rumors surrounding Mulally's exit might be diluting the announcement of new Mustang and F-150 pickups key for the company's growth.
Sonali Basak

Ford CEO Mulally said in talks to run Microsoft

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. President and Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally is in talks to run U.S. tech giant Microsoft Corp., a tech website reported.

Microsoft to buy Nokia's devices and services business

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. will acquire the Devices & Services business of the Finnish Nokia Corp., the two companies announced Monday.
CEO Ballmer to leave Microsoft within a year

CEO Ballmer to leave Microsoft within a year

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. said Friday Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer would step down within the next 12 months.

Microsoft reshuffles to reduce in-house rivalries

REDMOND, Wash., July 11 (UPI) -- U.S. software giant Microsoft said it had re-shuffled its executive organization to reduce in-house rivalries and divisions.

NBA Board of Governors approves Sacramento Kings sale to Ranadive

NEW YORK, May 28 (UPI) -- The NBA Board of Governors Tuesday approved the sale of the Sacramento Kings to an investment group headed by software entrepreneur Vivek Ranadive.
Bill Gates among top tech execs to join economic lobbying group

Bill Gates among top tech execs to join economic lobbying group

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- Bill Gates is among four top U.S. tech executives to join a lobbying effort co-founded by Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, the group says.
Sinofsky to depart Microsoft

Sinofsky to depart Microsoft

SEATTLE, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Microsoft Corp. announced Windows division President Steven Sinofsky would leave the U.S. technology giant effective immediately.
Microsoft to expand R&D center in Russia

Microsoft to expand R&D center in Russia

MOSCOW, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Microsoft says it will expand its research and development center at Russia's Skolkovo Innovation Center, often referred to as the country's "Silicon Valley."

Microsoft expects millions of tablet sales

TORONTO, July 10 (UPI) -- Microsoft expects to sell at least several million Surface tablets when the gadget makes its debut this year, Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer says.
Microsoft's last bow at electronics gala?

Microsoft's last bow at electronics gala?

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Microsoft says its appearance at this year's Consumer Electronics Show will be its last, but CES organizers are playing it down as a pause, not an ending.
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Steven Anthony "Steve" Ballmer (born March 24, 1956) has been the chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation since January 2000. As of 2011, his personal wealth is estimated at US$14.5 billion, ranking number 46 on the Forbes list of billionaires.

Ballmer was born in Detroit, Michigan to a Swiss-American father and a Jewish American mother. He grew up in Farmington Hills, Michigan. In 1973, he graduated from Detroit Country Day School, a private college preparatory school in Beverly Hills, Michigan, and now sits on its board of directors. In 1977, he graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a B.A. in mathematics and economics.

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