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Getting to know John Thompson, Microsoft's new chairman

Meet the former IBMer who is taking over the chairman role from Bill Gates after having only joined the board two years ago.

By 4 February 2014

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Rumor redux: So why not John Thompson as Microsoft CEO?

After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.

By 21 January 2014

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Ballmer steps down from board, cuts last official tie with Microsoft

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief for 14 years before resigning in February, has now also stepped down as a member of the company's board of directors.

By 19 August 2014

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Microsoft board not so keen on Nokia deal at first

Microsoft's board wasn't gung ho on the Steve Ballmer-backed idea of purchasing Nokia's handset business, according to a new report.

By 5 March 2014

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Microsoft's hipster CEO and the execs who love him (videos)

A slick package of clips introduces Satya Nadella -- the new hoodie-wearing, hipster-spectacled face of Microsoft -- to the world.

By 4 February 2014

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Read Satya Nadella's letter to employees

Sprinkling references from Qi Lu and Oscar Wilde, new CEO Nadella tells Microsoft "we have unparalleled capability to make an impact."

By 4 February 2014

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Microsoft names Satya Nadella new CEO

The new CEO replaces Steve Ballmer and will take the reins as Bill Gates steps down as chairman, but remains a "technology advisor."

By 4 February 2014

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If Microsoft CEO nod goes to Nadella, get to know Amy Hood

Should the Microsoft CEO rumors turn out to be true, the news will also hasten the public emergence of a skilled, but little-known behind-the-scenes exec.

By 31 January 2014

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Microsoft ready to name Satya Nadella new CEO, report says

After months of searching, Microsoft's board is said to be close to naming Steve Ballmer's replacement. Bill Gates also may be out as chairman.

By 30 January 2014

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Ericsson's Vestberg latest to nix Microsoft CEO rumor

Scratch another candidate supposedly on Microsoft's short list of possible replacements for Steve Ballmer.

By 29 January 2014