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In this handout from Microsoft, the new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is seen in this undated handout. (Brian Smale/Microsoft via Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Microsoft Names New CEO; Gates’ New Role

Microsoft has named a successor to retiring CEO Steve Ballmer. Satya Nadella becomes only the third chief executive in the company’s nearly 40-year history.


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Hansen Adds Backup Offer To Kings Sale

The Seattle group seeking to purchase and relocate the Sacramento Kings has struck a backup deal with the Maloof family if the NBA denies the pending sale and relocation.



Tech Report: Hotmail Gets Rebranded

Microsoft is rebranding its Hotmail service to bring it make it more in line with Office Suite.


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Microsoft To Buy Skype For $8.5 Billion

Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype SA for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker’s 36-year history.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011