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Karma Doesn't Pay the Bills and It Won't Solve Pay Inequity

Noreen Farrell | Posted 12.13.2014 | Technology
Noreen Farrell

If a guiding principal of our technology industry is to unearth and solve problems, the pay gap is primed and ready. Instead of defaulting to outdated notions like the idealized subordinate woman, technology should embrace the future: equal opportunity to get jobs, do projects, get raises, run companies, succeed.

Microsoft CEO Tells Women To Trust The System And Not Ask For Raises

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.10.2014 | Technology

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella caused a stir on Thursday when he told an audience of tech industry women they should trust they will get raises when they...

Skype Translator Will Let You Speak To Anyone -- Even If They Speak Another Language

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.28.2014 | Technology

Language barriers are about to be broken way down. Microsoft showed off its Skype Translator feature at the inaugural Code Conference in Rancho Pal...

Microsoft Names Satya Nadella As Its Next CEO

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Technology

Satya Nadella has been named as Microsoft's new CEO, the company officially announced on Tuesday. Nadella has worked for Microsoft for 22 years, and w...

Microsoft's Likely New CEO Doesn't Know How To Twitter

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.31.2014 | Technology

On Thursday, reports from Bloomberg News indicated Microsoft would be naming Satya Nadella, an executive vice president at Microsoft, as the company's...

Microsoft Will Name Its Next CEO: Reports

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.30.2014 | Technology

Microsoft has decided that its next CEO will be Satya Nadella, an executive vice president at Microsoft and longtime employee at the ailing software m...

Microsoft Is Close To Naming New CEO (But Won't Get One Of Its Top Choices)

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2014 | Technology

Jan 7 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is closer to naming a new chief executive, according to a source familiar with the board's thinking, but it lost a ...

Executive Hiring: The Value of the Three Types of Focus

Daniel Goleman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Business
Daniel Goleman

With Steve Ballmer's imminent departure, the question is: What should they look for in Microsoft's next CEO? Here are my thoughts, in terms of the three kinds of focus.

These 8 People Might Be Microsoft's Next CEO

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has narrowed its list of external candidates to replace Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to about five people, includ...

Here Are All The Opportunities Steve Ballmer Missed

Bloomberg View | Matthew C. Klein | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business

Bloomberg View So now we know that Microsoft's Chief Executive Officer, Steve Ballmer, plans to retire within the next year. "Huzzah!" said the mar...

Ballmer Forced Out: Reports

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.26.2013 | Technology

When Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced his retirement on Friday, a few suspected it wasn't his decision. On Monday, the reports started trickling ...

An Uncertain Future Awaits Microsoft's Next CEO

Reuters | Bill Rigby | Posted 08.26.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - The next CEO of Microsoft Corp has one big decision to make: press on with retiring chief executive Steve Ballmer's ambitious plan to tran...

4 Charts That Explain Why Steve Ballmer Is Out

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.23.2013 | Technology

Microsoft dropped major news on Friday when it announced that its longtime chief executive, Steve Ballmer, is going to leave the company. While it's u...

Microsoft CEO On Android: You Have To Be A Computer Scientist To Use It

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.19.2011 | Technology

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took his appearance at the Web 2.0 Summit as an opportunity to publicly press the dislike button on Android, Google apps, ...

Microsoft CEO Gets Big Bonus, But It Could Have Been Bigger

Posted 12.04.2011 | Technology

‪‬ By Arik Hesseldahl Software giant Microsoft just filed its annual proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and it ...

Microsoft Plans Unprecedented Pay Boost

Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp plans to introduce broad raises in salaries and stock awards to attract and retain top talent, CEO Steve Ballmer said in an...

Microsoft CEO Grilled About Slashed Bonus, 'Sexy iPhone' On Today Show

Engadget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Today's going to be a big day for Microsoft, and Steve Ballmer's kicking it off early. Showing up on the Today show, Samsung Cetus in-hand, he let loo...

Microsoft CEO Talks Windows Phone 7

wsj.com | By NICK WINGFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft Corp. has struggled for the past two years in the mobile-phone market. But CEO Steve Ballmer says his company finally has a compelling story...

Microsoft CEO Pulls An Oprah

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(By JESSICA MINTZ, AP/HUFFINGTON POST) REDMOND, Wash. -- Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer pumped up unique features in the company's new Web browser and sm...

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's Bonus SLASHED

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Although the company reported a record $62.5 billion in revenue, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took a hit for Microsoft's recent mobile failures and was...

Is The Tech Press Turning On Microsoft's CEO?

Newsweek | Daniel LyonsJune 08, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The challenge Microsoft faces now isn't really about the facts. The facts are the facts are the facts, and they've been the same for a long time. W...

Microsoft CEO Says Microsoft 'Hardcore' About Tablets

businessinsider.com | Jay Yarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Ballmer delivered a keynote speech this morning in Washington DC at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC). The focus of the speech was on M...

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer On 'Starting From Scratch,' 'Moving The Needle' (VIDEO)

techcrunch.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft generates around $20 billion a year in pre-tax profit, and spends nearly $10 billion on research and development. When Microsoft thinks abou...

Bill Gates Retires Today, Sort Of

New York Times | Steve Lohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bill Gates is retiring, sort of. He is still only 52, and he is going off to spend more time guiding the world's richest philanthropy, the Bill and Me...

Ballmer: I Will Buy 20 Web Companies A Year

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Start your engines, entrepreneurs. Or, if they're already started ... take off the parking brake. If Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer is to be believed, ...