Tim Wu, the Man Who Coined ‘Net Neutrality,’ Joins Biden Administration

Tim Wu is joining the Biden administration, likely signaling increased scrutiny for Big Tech.

Microsoft Beats Out Amazon For Lucrative Defense Contract

Microsoft pulled off an upset, beating Amazon for a defense contract valued as high as $10 billion. According to a statement by the U.S. Department of Defense, Microsoft emerged the winner of the JEDI Cloud contract. The win is a…

Ballmer Says Satya Nadella is Taking Microsoft “To Infinity and Beyond”

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer recently told Bloomberg that current CEO Satya Nadella is taking Microsoft “to infinity and beyond.” In the interview with Emily Chang, Ballmer reflected on his relationship with Bill Gates and defended his role in the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s Tearful Goodbye

Steve Ballmer announced to an arena of Microsoft employees that, after 33 years with the company, he will resign as its CEO within 12 months. On June 11, 1980,  Steve Ballmer became the 30th member of the Microsoft company and…

Microsoft Explains The Rationale Behind Its Nokia Purchase

By now, it’s no secret that Microsoft is purchasing Nokia’s Devices and Services business. With the purchase, Microsoft will integrate Nokia’s hardware business into its own to help push Windows Phone 8 forward. The market isn’t being too kind on…

Microsoft’s Nokia Purchase Is Causing Another Organizational Shuffle

Early this morning, Microsoft announced its intention to purchase Nokia’s Devices and Services business for $5 billion. It also paid $2.18 billion to license Nokia’s patents. It’s a deal that many are surprised didn’t come sooner, but Microsoft may have…

Microsoft Buys Nokia’s Phones Unit, Brings Elop Back

Microsoft and Nokia announced that the former will acquire the latter’s devices and services business for 3.79 billion Euros ($5 billion), and will pay 1.65 billion Euros ($2.18 billion) to license Nokia’s patents, bringing the total transaction price to 5.44…

There Is A Reason Behind Ballmer’s Sudden Retirement [Report]

On Friday, Steve Ballmer announced that he would be retiring as CEO of Microsoft within the next 12 months. The stock market had a field day with the news, but the rest of us were were wondering why the longtime…