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Nov 5th, 2018, by in Latest news

In an interview with the London Times, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella clarified his company’s position that consumers’ data would not be used for profit. As noted in a report by Fortune, Nadella addressed concerns about whether or not Microsoft would profit from customer data, much like Google and Facebook do. Microsoft certainly has plenty of […]

Dec 2nd, 2016, by in Latest news

Kevin Johnson, former Microsoft employee, is Starbuck’s newest CEO. At Microsoft, Johnson worked for Microsoft for 16 years working his way up to serve as president of Windows and Online Services.

Jul 8th, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft will be publishing its fiscal year 2016 fourth-quarter financial results after the close of the markets on July 19, 2016.

Sep 16th, 2015, by in Latest news

How important is company culture? For Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella, it decides “everything a company does when it’s successful,” quoted from his recent interview with USA Today. The interview happened as Nadella prepares for his presence at Dreamforce ’15, Salesforce’s annual event for customers and developers, where he will talk about the importance of productivity and collaboration in the global […]

Aug 17th, 2015, by in Latest news

  Blake Irving worked at Microsoft from 1992 to 2007 before he left to go to Yahoo! and then move on to become the CEO of GoDaddy.  Back when he was running Online Services for Microsoft though, he worked with Satya Nadella, and came away impressed. Matt Rossoff of the Business Insider interviewed Irving on […]

Jul 8th, 2015, by in Latest news

For Microsoft employees, partners, journalists and enthusiasts, July 8, 2015, marked a bloody day for the company. Once again, Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella took to his keyboard to deliver another lengthy email that promised focus for the company, but at the expense of jobs. Earlier today, Nadella circulated an email discussing the impending $7.6 billion […]

Jul 8th, 2015, by in Latest news

In an email to company employees, Microsoft CEO lays out more details about the new directions are heading in, especially with the write off of the $7.6 billion dollar Nokia acquisition.  Here’s the email: +++ Team, Over the past few weeks, I’ve shared with you our mission, strategy, structure and culture. Today, I want to […]

May 24th, 2015, by in Latest news

The world of personal computing is in flux. Traditional PC users are finding new and creative ways to accomplish their computing goals. For a two to three year span, some people found tablets to be their go-to personal computing devices. For other users, the smartphone continues to be a more than an adequate mobile computing […]

Feb 18th, 2015, by in Latest news

After former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced his intention to retire, there was a lot of speculation regarding potential candidates, with then Nokia head and former Microsoft executive Stephen Elop leading the succession list.  So it was a little surprising to find out that Satya Nadella was chosen to lead the company instead. But since […]

Feb 4th, 2015, by in Opinion

A year ago today Satya Nadella, a 21 year Microsoft veteran who had risen through the ranks of some of Microsoft’s most important divisions, was announced as its third CEO.  Following founder Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, who took over from Gates in 2000.  Ballmer had announced that he was stepping down some 5 months […]

Oct 21st, 2014, by in Latest news

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella is being paid a package worth $84.3 million, as revealed in a regulatory document filed on Monday. Most of the money Satya gets is in the form of long-term stock awards. According to the regulatory, Nadella got a salary of $918,917 and a $3.6 million bonus for the fiscal year that […]

Aug 28th, 2014, by in Latest news

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is planning a visit to China in late September, according to a report by Reuters. The publication citing its own reliable sources, says that the purpose of this visit is to put an end to the ongoing antitrust investigation into Microsoft. Earlier this year, China banned the use of Windows 8 […]

Apr 29th, 2014, by in Latest news

Putting an end to the seven-month CEO search, Nokia has finally announced a replacement for Stephen Elop. Rajeev Suri, who was spearheading the company’s Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) division, is now taking over the Chief Executive Officer position. As we reported last week, Nokia has also outlined the company’s new structure and its take […]

Apr 25th, 2014, by in Latest news

As expected, Rajeev Suri is likely to become the new CEO of Nokia. According to Helsingin Sanomat newspaper, which also originally broke this story, Nokia will officially name India-born Suri as its next Chief Executive Officer on Tuesday. He is also expected to outline the company’s new strategy with a focus on its network equipment […]

Jan 30th, 2014, by in Latest news

After weeks of waiting and several rounds of rumors, Microsoft may finally announce its new CEO next week. According to Recode, which has spoken to “numerous sources close to Microsoft,” word is that Satya Nadella​ is a favorite for the spot. The executive VP of Microsoft’s cloud and enterprise division, Nadella has spent decades inside the Redmond […]

Jan 22nd, 2014, by in Latest news

Now that Bill Gates has thrown-away the speculations of him being the head of the company he co-founded, if recent round of rumors are to be believed, former CEO of Symantec, John Thompson, could be handed over Microsoft’s CEO mantle. This past week, Bill Gates, who was being conjectured to head his company again, made […]

Jan 16th, 2014, by in Latest news

Now that Alan Mulally is out of the race to become the CEO of Microsoft, the Redmond giant is reportedly considering Hans Vestberg, the Chief Executive of telecommunications company Ericsson, to take away the mantle. Steve Ballmer, the current CEO, is set to retire very soon. The software giant is still mulling over several candidates, it […]

Oct 3rd, 2013, by in Latest news

Microsoft fans and tech enthusiasts have been on a long journey trying to figure out who will be Microsoft’s next CEO after Steve Ballmer retires within the next 11 months. Microsoft’s Board of Executives are still weighing options on who will become the next CEO of Microsoft. There is currently 40 possible CEO candidates, with the […]

Apr 1st, 2011, by in Latest news

Glassdoor, a site designed to allow employees of companies to anonymously share their thoughts on th

Jan 13th, 2011, by in Latest news

Mary Jo Foley: Eleven years ago today, January 13, 2000,