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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wins bidding war for Los Angeles Clippers

...of the deal said that Ballmer would have to ensure the team remains in Los Angeles.The former Microsoft CEO helped Bill Gates transform the company from a tiny startup with fewer than 40 employees and $12 million in annual revenue into the world's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-29/former-microsoft-ceo-steve-ba
Music by Turner: Not all shows cancel or cost too much

...McCartney's June 21 performance at Philips Arena in Atlanta to practically sell out even at prices that would make Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg wince twice.As we went to press, only single-seat tickets for $287.55 each were available...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-30/music-turner-not-all-
Spurs extend 76ers' skid to 25 games

...added 15 and Elliot Williams had 14 for Philadelphia (15-56). ONE AND DONE: Adam Silver says he's heard the "Bill Gates theory" numerous times from critics over the last month: You shouldn't be required to attend college to become a millionaire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-03-24/spurs-extend-76ers-skid-25-ga
Microsoft names cloud computing chief as next CEO

...immediately to become only the third chief executive in Microsoft's 38-year history. Company founder and first CEO Bill Gates is leaving his role as chairman to serve as an adviser. He will spend a third of his time working on future products...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-04/microsoft-names-cloud-comp
Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

...We haven't built one, so we don't know whether they're going to be financially successful."Microsoft founder Bill Gates has offered enthusiastic support ? and investment funds ? for expanding nuclear technology he believes can provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-17/tiny-power-plants-hold-pro
Limited tickets available for Augusta's TEDx event

...lives in 18 minutes or less." The organization has brought some of the world's best thinkers to one stage, including Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, politicians, economists, poets and educators.Since the TED nonprofit began giving licenses to communities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-14/limited-tickets-available-aug
Microsoft says CEO Ballmer to retire in 12 months

...that he plans to retire sometime in the next year. He has worked for the company for 33 years. After helping founder Bill Gates transform Microsoft from a tiny start-up into the world's most valuable company, Ballmer took over for Gates in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-23/microsoft-says-ceo-ballmer
Error on tax bill puts dent in county revenues

...happened," he said. "We strive to do our best, but then we have this happen, and you're like, 'Ugh.'"As for the homeowners, "We just kind of made a joke about it," Annette Humbert said. "Bill Gates is going to be jealous."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-08-15/error-tax-bill-puts-dent
Microsoft launches Windows 8 with little fanfare in New York

...particularly PC makers.Microsoft's event was tame even by Microsoft standards. For the Windows 95 launch, founder Bill Gates brought Leno to the stage to show how easy the software was to use. In 2009, McCartney and Starr helped promote the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-25/microsoft-launches-windows
Augusta visitors' to-do lists get longer

...this list of really, really short works that won't have many pages. Among them:? Things I Cannot Afford, by Bill Gates? How To Win The Super Bowl, by the Atlanta Falcons? Things I Love About My Country, by Jane Fonda; illustrated by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-21/augusta-visitors-do-lists-get