Stories tagged with Microsoft
By Muckety | February 6, 2017 at 9:21am | 0
Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, Netflix, Twitter, Uber and 90 other tech companies have filed a legal brief opposing Donald Trump’s immigration ban, the Washington Post reports.
By Muckety | March 4, 2014 at 2:54am | 0
Political operative Mark Penn has a new title at Microsoft. He’s now chief strategy officer, the New York Times reports.
By Laurie Bennett | February 26, 2014 at 9:30am | 0
During his years at the helm of Microsoft, Bill Gates wasn’t known for overt personal politics.
By Muckety | February 4, 2014 at 10:19am | 0
Microsoft has chosen Satya Nadella, executive vice president of cloud & enterprise, to be the company’s next CEO.
By Laurie Bennett | June 7, 2013 at 9:54am | 0
By Laurie Bennett | May 7, 2013 at 11:11am | 0
While much of the activism for charter schools occurs at the local and state levels, the money funding the movement is unquestionably national.
By Laurie Bennett | December 15, 2012 at 7:41am | 0
If you’ve noticed that Microsoft commercials have started to resemble campaign attack ads, there’s a reason for that.
By Laurie Bennett | September 22, 2011 at 7:37am | 1
Google lawyer Susan Creighton clerked for Sandra Day O’Connor, but she echoed another Supreme Court justice Wednesday during her appearance before a Senate subcommittee.
By Laurie Bennett | May 10, 2011 at 9:02am | 0
Netscape founder Marc L. Andreessen has hit paydirt. Again.
By Laurie Bennett | November 8, 2010 at 9:25am | 0
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer plans to sell up to $2 billion in stock before the end of the year.
By Carol Eisenberg | October 25, 2008 at 10:05am | 0
Bill Gates isn’t ready to pack it in.
By A. James Memmott | September 11, 2008 at 10:15am | 0
In a move that could signal its intention to go to court against two Internet giants, the U.S. Justice Department has hired the former head of its antitrust division to look at a revenue-sharing deal between Google and Yahoo Inc.
By Emily Morgan | August 21, 2008 at 4:14pm | 1
In an effort to jazz up its image, Microsoft Corp. is hiring Jerry Seinfeld, the 54-year-old comedian whose last starring role ended 10 years ago.
By Gary Jacobson | July 7, 2008 at 10:41am | 0
As dissident shareholder Carl Icahn warned that Yahoo! is “moving toward a precipice” and “it is time for a change,” Microsoft said today it could renew its effort to buy Yahoo! The catch: First Yahoo! shareholders must vote in a new slate of directors at their Aug. 1 meeting.
By Emily Morgan | June 12, 2008 at 3:24pm | 3
Wouldn’t you love to know what you’d earn if you worked for your employer’s biggest competitor?
By A. James Memmott | May 13, 2008 at 3:20pm | 0
Microsoft’s employee No. 105 will soon become the No. 1 employee at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest foundation in the world.
By Laurie Bennett | April 30, 2008 at 10:51am | 0
In a collaborative campaign to compete with Microsoft in internet-delivered software, Google and Salesforce.com have become increasingly cozy.
By Laurie Bennett | April 24, 2008 at 11:32am | 0
Gates men are suckers for smart women.
By Laurie Bennett | April 21, 2008 at 10:13am | 0
Microsoft has brought in a Washington lobbying firm, Bryan Cave Strategies, to help in its drive to buy Yahoo.
By Laurie Bennett | March 7, 2008 at 10:05am | 1
Bill Gates and Pete Peterson
The magazine ranked windfalls that came from big deals such as company sales, real estate transactions and stock cash-outs. Gates sold $2.5 billion in Microsoft stock last year.