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Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs over next year

REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft is cutting up to 18,000 jobs, about...it bought in April.The news sent Microsoft's stock up 3 percent in premarket...professional and factory jobs will be cut. Microsoft expects charges of $1.1 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-17/microsoft-cut-18000-jobs-o
Clippers sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer goes through

...confirmed the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust, to sell the franchise to the former Microsoft CEO."I hate losing the team," she said at a news conference.She later added, "It feels good. It would have felt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-12/clippers-sale-former-microsof
Sterling files appeal to block sale of Clippers

...Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling asked an appellate court Friday to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.Ballmer's lawyer quickly denounced the move as part of Sterling's "egotistical crusade to destroy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-08/sterling-files-appeal-block-s
IPO allowed Google to make big bet it can become indispensable

...after its December 1980 IPO. Apple's stock merely tripled in value during its first 10 years of trading. By comparison, Microsoft Corp.'s stock had soared 90-fold a decade after its March 1986 IPO and Amazon.com Inc.'s stock had climbed 40-fold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-23/ipo-allowed-google-make-bi
Judge OKs record sale of Clippers

...Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.In allowing the deal to go forward, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with Sterling's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-28/judge-oks-record-sale-clipper
New owner Steve Ballmer says Clippers are 'looking forward'

...introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.The former Microsoft CEO paid a record $2 billion for the team in a sale that was confirmed by a judge last week. The name of disgraced former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-18/new-owner-steve-ballmer-says-
Overtime

...courtIn Los Angeles, Donald Sterling's latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was rejected Wednesday by a California appeals court."The evidence before this court indicates the sale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-13/overtime
Windows XP users told of risks and options as Microsoft prepares to pull the program's tech support

NEW YORK - Microsoft is saying goodbye to Windows XP.Although...computers instead of upgrading old PCs.Microsoft Corp. is pushing remaining XP owners...existing Windows XP computers after Microsoft retires it today, but that comes with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-07/windows-xp-users-told-risk
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wins bidding war for Los Angeles Clippers

...sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion in...team remains in Los Angeles.The former Microsoft CEO helped Bill Gates transform the company...a Harvard dorm.During his tenure at Microsoft, Ballmer was known for his competitive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-29/former-microsoft-ceo-steve-ba
New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has passion for basketball

LOS ANGELES - For decades, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was the technology...to become the Oklahoma City Thunder. Microsoft's headquarters are in the Seattle suburb...Ballmer's former colleague and friend, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, not only owns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-06-02/new-clippers-owner-steve-ball