Steve Ballmer

Mark Cuban: Here Are My 6 Pieces of Advice for Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer

Microsoft's former CEO Steve Ballmer bought the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion this summer after the NBA ousted his predecessor, Donald Sterling, for life

Despite Promises to Advertisers, Microsoft Disbands Xbox TV Studio

Microsoft's digital TV strategy is toast, with its Los Angeles studio closing during this massive round of layoffs.

Microsoft Announces Largest Ever Round of Layoffs

Microsoft plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs by the middle of next year, as part of "a restructuring plan to simplify its organization and align the recently acquired Nokia Devices and Services business with the company’s overall strategy," the company said in a statement tod

Microsoft Invests $15M in Foursquare

Microsoft’s new CEO comes with a fresh deal with Foursquare, boosting the young mobile app company and creating stronger ties between the companies.The two had been growing close, and there were talks last year of Microsoft even buying Foursquare, according to sources.

Apple Takes Shots at Microsoft With iPad Air, Software

Apple lobbed a barrage of Air to surface missiles in Microsoft’s direction today.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Step Down in 12 Months

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer plans to step down within the next year after his successor is named, the company announced on Friday.

Microsoft Advertising Should Survive Reorg, for Now

Will Microsoft Advertising survive the company’s impending reorganization? Probably.

Crashing Steve Ballmer, Paper-Thin Tablets, Clear TVs: It’s CES

My first official experience of CES was technology not working properly. The cab driver tried to unlock the door six times before he finally let me into his sedan to go to the Venetian."I usually drive minivan," he said apologetically. "This is extra shift." Then, like everybody in Las Vegas, he started smoking.