India-born Satya Nadella named as head of giant Microsoft – onlineindiannews

onlineindiannewsIndia born 46-year-old Satya Nadella was named as the new CEO of 78 billion USD tech giant Microsoft and he attributed his leadership capabilities to playing cricket.Mr Nadella, who takes…

A Different Gates Is Returning to Microsoft – New York Times

Microsoft hopes new, old leaders can rekindle magic – Reuters

ReutersSEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is betting a mix of old and young blood will revive the aging technology pioneer, but new Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella may find it…

Nadella to head Microsoft; Gates leaves chair role – Washington Post

Washington PostLOS ANGELES — Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company’s small but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet, as its…

Paul Allen, Seattle Seahawks Owner Interview, Super Bowl XLVIII

Paul Allen, co-Founder of Microsoft with Bill Gates, bought the Seattle Seahawks in 1997, and after then-owner Ken Behring threatened to move the team to Los Angeles. Allen made the…

The doings at Davos – Harvard Gazette

Harvard GazetteOn the global summit social calendar, the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is the glittering, invitation-only confab where titans of industry and political figures, such as Microsoft…

Troubling tilt on Microsoft board if Bill Gates isn’t chairman – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesA Microsoft executive may be the next CEO of the company, but of more concern are reports that the board is considering replacing Gates as chairman. Brier Dudley.…

Could Satya Nadella be the next Microsoft CEO? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorAfter a months-long search following the announcement from Microsoft’s current CEO, Steve Ballmer, that he would bid adieu to the top spot at the Seattle-based tech company, the…

Satya Nadella in Contract Talks With Microsoft Board – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalMr. Nadella’s appointment could lead to a new role for Bill Gates, Microsoft’s co-founder and chairman. Mr. Nadella has asked that Mr. Gates “spend more time on technology…

Microsoft Could be Headed for the Cloud Under New Leadership – Tom’s Hardware Guide

Tom’s Hardware GuideUnnamed sources close to Microsoft’s CEO search claim that the company is getting ready to name Satya Nadella, the current enterprise and cloud chief, as the successor to…

Apple’s Mac turns 30: How Steve Jobs’ baby took its first steps – Register

RegisterFeature Thirty years ago this Friday, at approximately 9:45am on Tuesday, 24 January, 1984, the Macintosh introduced itself after Steve Jobs unveiled it at an Apple shareholders’ meeting in Cupertino’s…

Bill Gates Is Building A Piss-Powered Cellphone? Justin Bieber & R. Kelly Rejoice! – PerezHilton.com

PerezHilton.comGolden shower? That’s so 20th Century! How about a golden cellphone plan? The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is investing in an engineering project that hopes to make cellphones that…

Bill Gates gave this woman a cow. What will Shaq-a Claus give? – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsOne woman got a Secret Santa present way better than a Chia pet: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates gave her a cow. Gates is one of several celebrity…

Bill Gates Gives Secret Santa Present to Lucky Redditor – Mashable

MashableSecret Santa is generally an awkward tradition that requires buying gifts for someone whom you barely speak to all year in the name of Christmas cheer. It usually results in…

Microsoft boss donates cow via Secret Santa programme – BBC News

BBC NewsMicrosoft chairman Bill Gates has donated a cow as part of Reddit’s Secret Santa gift exchange programme. He bought the $500 (£305) cow from charity Heifer International on behalf…

Steve Ballmer: Microsoft CEO To Retire Within 12 Months

“Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer To Retire Within 12 Months” – That was on the website over at Hacker News, and came from the Microsoft Website. My reaction: Steve Ballmer was…

LutzSec Head A Black Hacker? Call Michael Arrington!

Tech observers will recall how TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington got on CNN and said that he didn’t know any black entrepreneurs and then essentially said that Silicon Valley was mostly…

Microsoft and Google Secrets, and Blacks In Tech

It’s funny who you run into while traveling around the country, as this blogger does. In this case, I happened to sit next to an engaging and talkative man who…