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The Gates of India: what Microsoft’s new CEO can teach America


On Feb. 4, 2014, the tech-world was abuzz with the news that industry giant Microsoft had crowned a new CEO, the third since Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded the company in 1975. Satya Nadella, a relatively unknown 46-year-old American born and raised in Hyderabad, India, replaced Steve Ballmer to become the head of the […]

Microsoft fuses television and gaming with Xbox 360


Microsoft is always trying to stay on top, and it’s doing one heck of a job. Last week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer previewed a new television feature for Xbox 360 at an event called BUILD in Anaheim, Calif. The company is now inching its way into the realm of cable and satellite television through the […]

Commencement speaker announced


The USC Office of Protocol and University Events has announced that Microsoft’s chief executive officer, Steven Ballmer, will issue the commencement address at this year’s commencement exercises. Commencement will take place on Friday, May 13, and an estimated 40,000 guests are expected to attend as 5,000 students receive their degrees. Ballmer will receive an honorary […]