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Was Microsoft smart to play it safe with CEO pick?

Microsoft, after compiling a list of more than 100 CEO candidates, settled on Satya Nadella, a home-grown leader who joined the software maker in the early 1990s. That's back when Google's founders were teenagers ...

dateFeb 05, 2014 in Business
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Microsoft slumps after Mulally repeats 'no change'

Microsoft shares fell 3 percent Thursday after Ford CEO Alan Mulally said that there is "no change in my plan" to stay with the automaker through the end of next year, dampening some investors' hopes he would take the top ...

dateDec 05, 2013 in Business
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Microsoft 1Q profit, sales top views; shares jump

Microsoft posted quarterly revenue and earnings Thursday that easily topped Wall Street forecasts, marking a healthy start to a companywide overhaul it announced in July that should help the software giant ...

dateOct 24, 2013 in Business
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Microsoft to face many questions from analysts

Amid the largest corporate restructuring in its nearly 40-year history, and what is viewed by many as a risky $7 billion acquisition of Nokia Corp.'s mobile-handset business, Microsoft Corp. meets with Wall Street analysts ...

dateSep 23, 2013 in Business
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