Latest Steve Ballmer Stories

2008-06-24 02:29:37

Amid the big shift from print to the Internet, Rupert Murdoch, who has a foot in each camp as chairman and chief executive officer of the News Corp., probably knows more than most about what's ahead.

2008-06-24 02:29:14

Microsoft targets engineers at Yahoo LOS ANGELES, June 21 (Xinhua) -- Microsoft intensified its recruitment campaign on Saturday to woo Yahoo's technical talent as turmoil in Yahoo intensified with a stream of new reports about departing executives.

2008-06-17 18:00:08

REDMOND, Wash., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that after 25 years of service, Jon A. Shirley has chosen not to seek re-election to Microsoft's board of directors at the company's annual shareholder meeting, to be held in November 2008.

2008-06-15 12:00:15

By Joe Nocera To: Jerry Yang From: Joe Nocera Re: What you did to Yahoo's shareholders * Dear Jerry, Congratulations - you pulled it off. You got Microsoft to walk away from your beloved Yahoo for good. There isn't going to be any megamerger.

2008-06-12 14:10:00

For those considering whether the grass may be greener with a different employer, a new Web site is hoping to provide the answer.

2008-06-03 13:55:00

Previously sealed documents are providing new details of Microsoft Corp’s bid to takeover Yahoo Inc.

2008-05-28 09:55:00

Microsoft Corp. announced that they’re next operating system will come with multi-touch features as an alternative to the mouse. The company also reaffirmed their interest in joining forces with Yahoo.

2008-05-13 21:25:00

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is reportedly loading up on Yahoo's stock in preparation for a possible attempt to shove aside the Internet icon's board in hopes of bringing back Microsoft.

2008-05-09 00:20:00

After talks with Yahoo Inc. ended, Microsoft was forced to withdraw its $47.5 billion takeover bid, causing experts to wonder what the company would try next in its effort to gain traction in the online battle against its rival Google Inc.

2008-05-03 14:50:00

Microsoft Corp finally dangled a higher takeover bid in front of Yahoo Inc Friday, hoping to reach a friendly deal after weeks of saber rattling.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.