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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Steve Ballmer’

Steve Ballmer Makes Semi-Rhythmic Body Movements to Fergie at Clippers Game

Here’s former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer having a seizure at a Clippers game: Here’s another angle of former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer having a seizure at a Clippers game: We hope that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is ok. According to reports, the episode was induced by something called a “Fergie”. It’s been a fun week for former Microsoft CEOs.

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Steve Ballmer, Clippers Owner, Is Banning Apple Products

After former owner Donald Sterling let his racist flag fly and the world heard the tapes, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer swooped in and bought the Los Angeles Clippers for a reported $2 billion. The deal finalized last month, making Ballmer the official owner of the NBA franchise. Now, in true Ballmer fashion, the Clippers are on the way to …

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Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board

Steve Ballmer announced that he is stepping down as a member of Microsoft’s Board of Directors. He resigned as CEO six months ago, handing the reins over to Satya Nadella, who has already laid out the company’s strategy going forward and announced the layoffs of 18,000 people. Last week, Ballmer officially became the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, buying …

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Steve Ballmer Becomes Owner Of Clippers

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is now the proud new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The NBA released the following statement: The transaction in which Steve Ballmer purchased the Los Angeles Clippers closed today following the entry of an order by a California court confirming the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust, to sell …

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Steve Ballmer Agrees To Buy Clippers For $2 Billion

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has signed an agreement to buy the Los Angeles Clippers from the Sterling Family Trust for a record $2 billion, according to a source that spoke with CNN on Thursday night. The NBA would still need to approve the sale at a Board of Governors meeting. Sterling has vowed to fight the sale, Sterling’s attorney …

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Microsoft Reports Record $24.52 Billion In Revenue In Q2

Over the holidays, Microsoft launched a number of new hardware products, including the Xbox One and Surface 2. As it turns out, those product launches combined with its new focus on devices and services led to a record quarter for the Redmond giant. Microsoft announced today that it has made $24.52 billion in revenue in its second quarter that ended …

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Here’s What’s Going On With The Microsoft CEO Situation

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 update on the search, and no, they haven’t found the replacement yet. As Microsoft said from the beginning, they’re looking …

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Shareholders Reportedly Approve Microsoft Nokia Deal

Nokia shareholders today reportedly voted to approve the company’s sale of its phones unit to Microsoft. “At an extraordinary general meeting in Helsinki, the chairman of the meeting said 99.7 per cent of investors to have voted before the meeting had approved the transaction,” the Financial Times reports. “Those investors held four-fifths of the shares registered for the meeting.” Microsoft …

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Yahoo Microsoft ‘Search Alliance’ Encounters More Friction

More friction between Microsoft and Yahoo regarding the two companies’ “Search Alliance” has been made public thanks to court documents obtained by Reuters. The two companies have been having a quiet legal battle about rolling out Microsoft’s Bing search technology on Yahoo in Taiwan and Hong Kong – the last two of sixteen markets – which are supposed to make …

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Microsoft Wants To Replace Ballmer Before The End Of 2013 [Report]

In late August, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that he would retire within the next 12 months. That gives him until August 2014 to hand the reigns over to somebody else. While that could certainly happen, it seems that Microsoft’s board wants to get him out the door much sooner. Bloomberg reports that Microsoft’s board is working tirelessly to replace …

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Steve Ballmer’s Final Shareholder Letter Is Full Of Optimism

Steve Ballmer’s days at Microsoft are numbered. The board has until the end of the year to find a replacement, but he’s already resigned to his fate that today’s shareholder letter will be his last. In classic Ballmer style, the letter is all about what Microsoft is doing right while holding hope that the future will be even better. Ballmer …

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Ford CEO Alan Mulally To Replace Steve Ballmer At Microsoft [Rumor]

It was announced last month that Steve Ballmer would be stepping down as CEO of Microsoft after 33 years with the company and 13 years as its CEO. Since then, there’s been no word out of Microsoft’s board of directors regarding a replacement. Some thought that the company would internally replace Ballmer, but a new rumor has named an unlikely …

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