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  • Ballmer steps down as Microsoft director

    Steve Ballmer has severed the last of his management ties to Microsoft, stepping down as a board director and ending one of the most lucrative but ultimately mixed leadership runs in corporate America. Ballmer sent a letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella...
  • Ex-CEO Ballmer quits Microsoft board to focus on NBA's Clippers

    Ex-CEO Ballmer quits Microsoft board to focus on NBA's Clippers
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has left the software company's board in order to spend more time on his newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, but said he plans to hang on to his 4 percent stake in...
  • More than 2.4 million ice bucket challenge videos raise $15.6 million

    Ice bucket challenge videos, the viral craze of 2014, have raised more than $15.6 million for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research and awareness since July 29. The ALS Association announced the new figure Monday, a massive jump from the $1.8 million...
  • A few (impolite) questions about the ice bucket challenge

    Americans are probably not unique in the world in treating philanthropy as a sort of game, with the goal of making it go down painlessly. The ice bucket challenge sweeping the nation--or at least those parts of it accessible by Facebook and Twitter--...
  • Defy Media Launches Expanded 'Prank It FWD' Campaign, In Vein of #IceBucketChallenge

    Digital studio Defy Media is hoping to do well by doing good. New York-based Defy is launching a wider "pranks for good" initiative, inviting users to nominate someone to be featured in an uplifting prank video to debut in mid-November, based on the...
  • An income cap might not be so crazy

    An income cap might not be so crazy
    Concern about rising wealth and income inequality has generated all kinds of solutions, often focused on improving the lot of the people at the bottom with measures such as minimum wages. But instead of putting a floor on what people get, why not put a...
  • Gates Foundation battling big new threat in malaria fight

    YANGON, Myanmar One of the world's most challenging and deadly races is underway in the forests of this turbulent country. A new strain of drug-resistant malaria has emerged in Myanmar just as the country is emerging from a half-century of isolation,...
  • 18,000 job cuts mark new era at Microsoft

    18,000 job cuts mark new era at Microsoft
    Microsoft Corp.'s new chief executive has signaled a new era for the company with a heavy finger on the delete key, erasing 18,000 jobs — 14% of the workforce. Six months into the job, CEO Satya Nadella is targeting a red-tape culture that has...
  • Exclusive: Four Seasons chairman explains Disney location choice

    Exclusive: Four Seasons chairman explains Disney location choice
    Isadore Sharp, chairman of the Four Seasons Hotel chain, was in Orlando this week for the start of employee training at the company’s 94th property – the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World. At 83, Sharp is still actively...
  • Disney executive named 2014 CEO of the Year

    Disney executive named 2014 CEO of the Year
    The Walt Disney Company’s Bob Iger has been named 2014 CEO of the Year by a national business magazine. Chief Executive magazine picked Iger as the winner of its 29th annual award. Past winners include Microsoft's Bill Gates, GE's Jack Welch and...
  • Un viaje a Seattle, la joya del Pacífico americano

    Le dicen "la ciudad esmeralda", y no necesariamente porque evoque a la mítica tierra de Oz, sino por la continua lluvia que mantiene las áreas verdes de Seattle en ese color. Pero cuando se trata de elogios, se puede ir más allá de los atributos...
  • Sun Valley: Diane von Fürstenberg Sports Google Glass, Brian Grazer Talks Creativity

    Diane von Fürstenberg hawked Google Glass, CBS chief Les Moonves said "The Good Wife" was "robbed" of an Emmy nomination and Disney head Bob Iger poked good-natured fun at the media's obsession with mergers and deal-making. It was just a typical day...