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Yes, Steve Ballmer did go all Microsoft on Clippers fans

Presenting himself to Los Angeles Clippers faithful, the former Microsoft CEO shows he has lost none of his motivational crazy.

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Read Steve Ballmer's resignation letter from Microsoft board

Saying "I bleed Microsoft," the onetime CEO makes a full break from Microsoft after more than three decades. Plus: Satya Nadella's response.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29:  Steve Ballmer attends an NBA playoff game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on April 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)

It's official: You can refer to Steve Ballmer as Mr. Basketball

Microsoft's former CEO starts his second career as the NBA officially approves his purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Microsoft chairman Bill Gates is the world's richest person.

Bill Gates no longer Microsoft's largest individual shareholder

Stock sale puts Gates in second, behind fellow former CEO Steve Ballmer.

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Cortana shows her sassy side (pictures)

Dive a little deeper into Cortana's anthropomorphized personality with these questions and commands.

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Microsoft's 3 year journey to an open-source .Net

Microsoft's decision to open-source more of its .Net platform didn't happen overnight, or even in the past few weeks. It was a move years in the making.

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Microsoft's vision for Cortana extends beyond the phone

With Microsoft's digital assistant getting her debut, it's worth remembering that the company has big plans for Cortana.

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Nadella's pitch to Microsoft developers: Stick with us

The new CEO promises developers gathered for annual Build confab in San Francisco that Microsoft can offer them the tools they need to compete in increasingly cross-platform world.

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Microsoft Build keynote: Join us Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. PT (live blog)

Microsoft is kicking off its 2014 Build developer conference with a three-hour keynote extravaganza. New Windows? New phones? Xbox One surprises? Tune in to find out.

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Microsoft brings Office to Apple's iPad

With the long-anticipated unveiling, Microsoft makes a bet that it can appeal to users of Apple's popular tablet computer.

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UNDATED: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) In this handout from Microsoft, the new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is seen in this undated handout. Nadella will take over for Steve Ballmer who has announced his retirement.  (Photo by Brian Smale/Microsoft via Getty Images)

Why Microsoft CEO Nadella intends to talk lots about Apple

In his first product announcement as CEO, Satya Nadella will send a signal that big changes are ahead as Microsoft seeks growth in a world that's moved on from the glory days of Windows and PCs.

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Microsoft's Nadella to talk cloud, mobile computing: Join us Thursday (live blog)

Join our live coverage of the Microsoft CEO's public debut -- and a potential unveiling of Office for iPad -- at 10 a.m. PT.

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