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Microsoft's former CEO starts his second career as the NBA officially approves his purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers.
So Steve Ballmer announces a reorganization to bring more focus to Microsoft. It's almost an annual event.
The software giant asked the exec to deliver a new, quality operating system and do it on time. This week, we'll find out if his sharp elbows and turf fighting were worth it.
Raikes, who left Microsoft earlier this year to become CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will now also serve as a director of the warehouse retailer.
Stephen Elop, president of Microsoft's Business Division, is leaving to become chief executive of phone maker Nokia as it seeks to become a software company.
Longtime Microsoft executive, who earlier this year announced plans to retire from the software giant, calls new post "truly a dream job."
Software executive, who came from Apple in 1981, says he's not sure what he'll do when he leaves Microsoft in September, but it will probably be outside of tech.
The head of Microsoft's Business Division is leaving the company, to be replaced by former Juniper Networks COO Stephen Elop in September.
Microsoft issues a media alert saying Microsoft to make Business Division announcement, then kills the release. A source says unit head Raikes is busy on the mergers and acquisitions front, not, say, sending out his resume.
In an interview with CNET News, Gates talks about why he spent his own money to make a series of classic physics lectures available free on the Web. He also touches on Project Natal, Google's Chrome OS and more.