Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has a net worth of more than $100-billion, making him the ninth person in the world to reach that lofty plateau.
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Microsoft on Wednesday named CEO Satya Nadella as its new chairman, in place of John Thompson.
Before all the revelations about his divorce, dubious workplace behaviour and ties to Jeffrey Epstein, Bill Gates was just America’s huggable billionaire techno-philanthropist.
Podcast | Microsoft chief product officer Panos Panay, who leads the development of the company’s Surface product line, is enthused about the future of the personal computer. TechCentral spoke to him in this exclusive interview.
Late on Friday, co-founder and original CEO Bill Gates, the man most closely identified with Microsoft, said he will leave the company’s board to devote more time to his charitable foundation
Now that Microsoft has restored some of its former glory, the company is going for an even more unlikely comeback: rewriting the history of its much-maligned phone business.
When Satya Nadella took over as CEO in 2014, more than a decade of developer defections had left the company in a weak position. All that has changed in dramatic fashion.
It wasn’t all that long ago that Microsoft was the European Commission’s nemesis. Facebook should take some lessons for the software giant to overcome its regulatory challenges.
Clad in jeans and a gray sweatshirt, Amy Hood stands before a room of 140 Microsoft recruits. The feeling in the air is a bit like the first day of school, and new hires are taking selfies outside in front of a big Microsoft logo.
It’s relatively easy these days to find critics of Skype, the popular online calling service that Microsoft acquired in 2011 for US$8.5bn. Former devotees routinely gripe on social media that the software has become