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Bill Gates May Be Pushed Out Of Chairman Role At Microsoft
2013-10-02 08:15:01

A report from Reuters claims some of Microsoft’s top investors are pressing the board to dismiss co-founder Bill Gates from his role as company chairman. This report comes as the company is looking for a new CEO to replace Steve Ballmer who announced his retirement late in August.

Microsoft Announces New Surface Models With Improvements
2013-09-24 05:28:31

Microsoft unveiled its new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets on Monday, adding extended battery life, screen improvements and other features while retaining the trademark design of its first-generation Surface products.

Microsoft Acquires Nokia Handset Division For $7.2 Billion
2013-09-03 08:29:58

Microsoft has agreed to buy Nokia’s handset division and patent portfolio for $7.2 billion. Though the deal adds some 32 million new employees to Microsoft’s roster, a remaining 56,000 Nokia employees will not be transitioning.

2013-08-23 23:03:12

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Steve Ballmer, CEO Of Microsoft, To Retire Within A Year
2013-08-23 10:25:53

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive officer (CEO), wrote in a letter to employees on Friday that he would be retiring from his CEO position within twelve months, once the company can find a suitable replacement as his successor.

2013-07-17 23:18:36

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Microsoft Reorganizes At Corporate Level
2013-07-11 11:51:27

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sent out a memo to all Microsoft employees this morning which outlines a reorganization for the company. A shakeup in executive aligning in Redmond has been rumored for some time.

Zynga CEO Replaced By Xbox Chief
2013-07-02 09:40:32

Zynga founder Mark Pincus announced on Monday he is stepping down as the company's chief executive, and would turn over the reins to Don Mattrick, who currently runs Microsoft's Xbox division.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.