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2014-03-20 16:29:39

Luczo was a member of the Compensation Committee and the CEO search committee that selected new CEO Satya Nadella. REDMOND, Wash., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. announced Thursday that Stephen J. Luczo, chairman and CEO of Seagate Technology PLC, has stepped down from the company's board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20000822/MSFTLOGO "It has been a pleasure serving on the Microsoft board, and helping to guide the company through such a...

2014-02-04 08:44:13

Bill Gates steps up to new role as Technology Advisor; John Thompson assumes role as Chairman of Board of Directors REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Nadella previously held the position of Executive Vice President of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group. (Logo:...

Reddit Secret Santa Contributor Happens To Be Philanthropist Bill Gates
2013-12-19 12:08:15

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social news and entertainment website known as Reddit, where registered users can submit content in the form of links and text posts, broke its own record for the largest Secret Santa Gift Exchange this year and one Reddit user had Bill Gates as her very own Secret Santa. According to Reddit, the 2012 Secret Santa Gift Exchange had more than 44,000 people from 130 countries around the world take part. This year the goal was met and...

Who Will Replace Steve Ballmer As CEO At Microsoft In 2014?
2013-12-18 12:29:10

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In August Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, announced that he would retire within a year, but he will apparently still ring in the New Year while holding the top spot at the Redmond, Washington-based software giant. Microsoft will not announce the next chief executive until 2014, the company’s board announced on Tuesday. This has lowered speculation as who might succeed Ballmer, who is only the second person to helm the company during...

Gates, Zuckerberg Show Financial Support For EducationSuperhighway
2013-12-05 05:03:21

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many teachers probably think some students spend too much time on social media sites such as Facebook, the social network’s founder is among several philanthropists who have pledged millions that could help bring the Internet to public school classrooms across America. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft founder Bill Gates are among those who have pledged millions to the San Francisco-based nonprofit...

Bill Gates Chides Facebook Google Philanthropic Priorities
2013-11-04 08:02:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Renown philanthropist Bill Gates has been focusing much of his attention on developing and distributing a cure for malaria in poverty-stricken parts of the world. Other tech titans, too, have recently turned their eyes towards improving conditions in these areas by delivering Internet connectivity either through balloons or a complex system of data compression technologies and cheap broadband towers. Though Gates likely believes that...


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2013-09-17 12:44:24

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, Born October 28, 1955 is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and Co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. He Co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen. Bill Gates is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009 — excluding 2008, when he was ranked third. In 2011 he...

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