Phil Spencer Gets Promoted To Head Of Xbox Division

Phil Spencer Gets Promoted To Head Of Xbox Division

By Zach Walton March 31, 2014

Phil Spencer is probably the most likable of all the Xbox executives. He exudes confidence during all of Microsoft’s press conferences, and he has a legitimate love for games. In fact, you could say he’d be the perfect fit to …

Satya Nadella Reported To Be Next Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Reported To Be Next Microsoft CEO

It looks like Microsoft has its next CEO. Bloomberg is reporting that the company’s board is preparing to make the company’s enterprise and cloud chief Satya Nadella the man for the job. The report cites “people briefed on the process”. …

We'll Be Waiting A While For A New Microsoft CEO We'll Be Waiting A While For A New Microsoft CEO

As you’re probably aware, Microsoft announced back in the summer that CEO Steve Ballmer would be stepping down after another twelve months. The company’s Board of Directors would begin a search for his replacement. The company has now given an …

Microsoft Search Head Gets Big Promotion
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Whoever’s in charge of printing Microsoft employees’ business cards is sure to be loading the machines with some of the best paper and ink available.  Microsoft announced today that Satya Nadella has been promoted, gaining the title "President of Microsoft’s Server and Tools Business."

Microsoft Trialing New Search Service Internally

Microsoft has begun internally testing its new search service called Kumo and is asking employees to provide feedback.

"Kumo.com exists only inside the corporate network, and in order to get enough feedback we will be redirecting internal live.com traffic over to the test site in the coming days," wrote Satya Nadella, senior vice president of research and development for Microsoft’s online services division in an internal memo.

PubCon: Microsoft Live Search Keynote Address
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Microsoft’s moving forward in more ways than one.  Even as it announced a new and more social Windows Live redesign this morning, Satya Nadella, a senior vice president, gave some details on the search side of things during a PubCon keynote.

SES San Jose 08 – Satya Nadella Keynote

Satya Nadella (Microsoft’s Senior Vice President of the Search, Portal & Advertising Platform Group) spoke at this morning’s keynote at the Search Engine Strategies Conference.

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Microsoft: What Google Killer?

Microsoft doesn’t have a Google-killer, and that’s pretty much it. At least, that’s how it sounds from a somewhat flippant Satya Nadella, Mr. Softy’s newest head of search and search advertising.

Microsoft: What Google Killer?
“Microsoft: What Google Killer?”
Microsoft: What Google Killer?
Live Search Sails With New Captain

The Live Search product will no longer be living in the same house with all of the other Windows Live products. A new leader will take it over as Microsoft forms a new “beat Google” corporate group.