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Steve Ballmer

Steven Anthony Ballmer (born Detroit, Michigan March 24, 1956) is an American businessman who has been the chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation since January 2000. Ballmer is the second person after Roberto Goizueta to become a billionaire in U.S. dollars based on stock options received as an employee of a corporation in which he was neither a founder nor a relative of a founder. In Forbes 2008 World's Richest People ranking, Ballmer was ranked the 43rd richest person in the world, with an estimated wealth of $11 billion.

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Microsoft Beats Wall Street on New CEO Debut
Microsoft Beats Wall Street on New CEO Debut

By Reuters

Microsoft Corp's (MSFT.O) new chief executive got off to a winning start with Wall Street on Thursday as the world's largest software company eased past analysts' profit estimates despite the pressure of falling computer sales. (2:21 pm)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, CLOUD COMPUTING

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
Microsoft Releases - A Rollup of Microsoft's Biggest Hits and Flops

By IBTimes AU

Microsoft having just announced the Office on iPad and its cloud-first mobile-first imperatives, shows its determination to succeed as pointed by its new CEO Satya Nadella, which is based on its biggest experiences in the past. (Mar 28)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, IPAD, IBM, IPOD, SONY

Does Windows Phone 8.1 Find A Killer App In Cortana?

By IBTimes AU

Cortana's photo, allegedly Siri's rival, has been featured online. But this has not yet been confirmed. (Mar 07)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, IPHONE, ANDROID

The World’s Richest in Technology: Bill Gates Tops Again, Zucherberg is 2013 Top Earner

By IBTimes AU

Technology can produce wealth, when tapped rightfully. When Forbes gives its list of the world’s wealthiest people, topping the list is no less than a man from technology – Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. Another figure from tech, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is the top earner of the year. (Mar 05)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, BILL GATES, LARRY PAGE, MARK ZUCKERBERG, MICHAEL DELL, FACEBOOK

Windows with Bing – Microsoft’s Trial with Free Windows 8.1

By IBTimes AU

Windows with Bing, is a free trial version of Windows 8.1 which is thought to be a placeholder when operating systems will become free in the future. Updates will be announced on April 2, during the Microsoft’s Build Conference. (Mar 03)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, CONGRESS

Microsoft Taps Collaboration With Qualcomm Toward Global Internet Growth

By IBTimes AU

Microsoft Corp. has joined forces with chip manufacturer Qualcomm Inc. to develop less expensive smartphones to hit the markets like China and advance in the mobile software race. (Feb 25)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOOGLE INC., MICROSOFT, APPLE INC., EGYPT, POLAND

Philip W. Schiller, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Apple Inc Introduces the iPad Mini with Retina Display in San Francisco
Microsoft Office For iPad Coming Before July - Report

By IBTimes AU

Microsoft Office for iPad, codenamed "Miramar," is likely to make it to the market sooner than Microsoft's touch-first version of Office called "Gemini," according to ZDNet. (Feb 17)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, IPAD

'J-Stars Victory Vs' Gets More Characters; 'Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z' Character Unlocks; 'JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure' Game Goes West

By IBTimes AU

Anime- and manga-based games, namely the PS3 exclusive "J-Stars Victory Vs," "JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle" and "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z" have seen a few developments. (Feb 06)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, AUSTRALIA

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella/Reuters
Satya Nadella Pushes for Innovation: Top Changes to Expect on Mobile, Cloud Space and Bing

By IBTimes IN

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has hinted bringing changes to Mobile, Cloud Space and Bing (Feb 05)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, MANUFACTURING, SOCIAL NETWORKS

Indian American Satya Nadella Anointed as the Third CEO of Microsoft; Expected Challenges Ahead
Indian American Satya Nadella Anointed as Microsoft CEO; Expected Challenges Ahead

By IBTimes IN

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella - Microsoft board of directors, after five months of scrutiny, finally chose company veteran Satya (aka Satyanarayana) Nadella, 46, as the replacement for the retiring CEO Steve Ballmer. (Feb 05)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, BILL GATES, INDIA, CRICKET, EMERGING MARKETS, SMARTPHONE