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      Microsoft tumbled to a $3.2bn net loss in the latest quarter, the worst in its history, as it struggled to put the...

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      Nadella clears out senior staff at Microsoft

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      Steve Ballmer quits Microsoft board to focus on NBA’s Clippers

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      Anger and bewilderment in Finland over Microsoft job cuts

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      Donald Sterling agrees $2bn Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer

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      The (early) Lunch Wrap

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    13. May 30, 2014

      Ex-Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer agrees $2bn deal to buy LA Clippers

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    14. FT Tech Hub

      May 3, 2014

      Bill Gates no longer Microsoft's largest individual shareholder

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      A visit to remember - #FTChallenge #BallmeratSBS

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    16. March 3, 2014

      Penn gives up ad role in Microsoft shake-up

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    17. March 2, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

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    18. February 7, 2014

      Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s engineer chief

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    19. February 6, 2014

      Shareholder unease over Microsoft reshuffle

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    20. Material World

      February 5, 2014

      Microsoft's new look CEO: imagineering Nadella

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    21. Business Blog

      February 4, 2014

      What Microsoft's Nadella really meant in that memo to staff

      New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has produced an opening memo to employees that is rich in repetitive rhetoric but short...

    22. February 4, 2014

      Where Microsoft makes its money

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    23. February 4, 2014

      Microsoft banks on the cloud under Nadella

      Microsoft slideshow Microsoft has staked its future on cloud computing by appointing a company veteran who has presided...

    24. FT Tech Hub

      February 4, 2014

      Microsoft's Nadella: The Road Ahead

      Microsoft has ended its search for a new CEO. Now comes the hard part: shrugging off the PC past and grabbing a lead in...

    25. January 31, 2014

      Softly-spoken techie from Hyderabad rises to top tier at Microsoft

      After a high-profile search for the successor to a man who screamed “I love this company”, a softly-spoken insider has...

    26. FT Alphaville

      January 31, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

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    27. January 31, 2014

      Microsoft cloud chief Satya Nadella tipped for top role

      Microsoft’s directors could name a successor to Steve Ballmer as chief executive within days, according to two people...

    28. January 24, 2014

      Just the facts when weighing investments

      In the 1950s, an early detective series on TV was Dragnet, starring the fictional Joe Friday. In the opening sequence...

    29. January 23, 2014

      Xbox and cloud demand boost Microsoft

      Microsoft beat expectations in its second quarter on the back of strong holiday sales of consumer devices like the Xbox...

    30. Business Blog

      January 15, 2014

      Steve Ballmer didn't go far enough with Windows 8

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    31. Business Blog

      January 8, 2014

      Microsoft, Ford and Mulally's "to be or not to be" moment

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    32. January 8, 2014

      Alan Mulally scotches Microsoft talk to stay at Ford

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    33. December 18, 2013

      Investors should be careful what they wish for in Microsoft chief

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    34. December 13, 2013

      Mollenkopf to take Qualcomm chief post

      Paul Jacobs will step back to become Qualcomm chairman, as the wireless chipmaker’s board on Friday hastily promoted...

    35. October 31, 2013

      Microsoft urged to spin consumer business

      Microsoft’s next chief executive should consider spinning off consumer businesses including search advertising and the...

    36. October 23, 2013

      Microsoft, Burberry and leaders who linger

      If you are an American prisoner on death row, you should pray that your state governor loses the next election. Lame...

    37. October 23, 2013

      Apple shuts Microsoft’s window of opportunity for Office on iPad

      Apple slideshow Apple’s decision to give away its own software for writing documents or spreadsheets and making...

    38. October 4, 2013

      Steve Ballmer’s bonus hit by Surface and Windows 8 disappointment

      Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s outgoing chief executive, received only 40 per cent of his possible bonus for the year that...

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