| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:27 AM
There appears to be no better way to get your current company to show just how much it loves you than by becoming the source of rumors that you're in the running to be the next CEO of Microsoft.
On Thursday came word via Bloomberg that Qualcomm Chief...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:40 AM
During a conference call detailing a third-quarter profit of $1.3 billion, Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Alan Mulally said Thursday he plans to continue running the automaker, ending rumors he will be the next CEO of Microsoft Corp.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Oh, behave, Microsoft.
As the tech giant looks for a new chief executive to regain some mojo, a super-weird video of current CEO Steve Ballmer and previous CEO Bill Gates dressed up as characters from the Austin Powers movies is circulating on the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Steve Ballmer is known for his outrageous keynote presentations, and at his final annual company meeting, the Microsoft chief executive made sure to deliver one more outrageous, teary-eyed speech.
Speaking to 13,000 Microsoft employees, Ballmer took...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Creating some competition for AT&T, Kindle-maker Amazon.com Inc. tried out a proposed new wireless service earlier this year, Bloomberg reported.
With companies such as Amazon, Netflix and Google providing a growing array of data-hogging video services,...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Microsoft's tumultuous fall on the stock market during the last 13 years has largely been fueled by missteps in the consumer products market.
Though Bill Gates had significant control until 2006, soon-departing Chief Executive Steve Ballmer ultimately...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:40 PM
To replace Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, a Microsoft search committee plans to sort through a thicket of internal and external candidates. Options include technology visionaries with engineering backgrounds, longtime executives at Microsoft and folks...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:00 AM
One of Silicon Valley's favorite hobbies is complaining endlessly about the rise of "patent trolls" and how they're destroying innovation.
And by patent troll, we mean a company that doesn't make anything but just owns a bunch of patents and uses them...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Nokia stole tech headlines Thursday with the unveiling of the Lumia 1020, a smartphone with a 41-megapixel sensor, while Microsoft announced a company restructuring.
Nukia unveils Lumia 1020
The Lumia 1020 feature a 41-megapixel camera sensor, which...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to enjoy the last day of May.
The Skinny: You know you're getting old when the idea of getting yet another box to make watching TV and finding content online easy just sounds like a lot of work. Friday's headlines include...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 6:12 PM
SACRAMENTO — The most effective politician in Sacramento? There's no question. It's the mayor.
Kevin Johnson — K.J. as he became known during his pro basketball playing days — is indisputably the right mayor at the right time.