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  • Microsoft Names Nadella CEO, Bill Gates Replaced as Chairman

    Microsoft announced that engineering exec Satya Nadella will be its next CEO, replacing retiring chief Steve Ballmer after a nearly six-month search, and that cofounder Bill Gates would step aside as chairman of the board. Gates is to remain a technology...
  • Indians in Silicon Valley bursting with pride over new Microsoft CEO

     Indians in Silicon Valley bursting with pride over new Microsoft CEO
    Since it became apparent last week that Satya Nadella was in line to become only the third chief executive of Microsoft, the Indian community in Silicon Valley has been bubbling over with pride. That his ascension would generate such excitement might...
  • Zara founder buys Gucci building on Rodeo Drive for $100 million

    Zara founder buys Gucci building on Rodeo Drive for $100 million
    The building housing the expansive Gucci store on Rodeo Drive has sold for more than $100 million to a Spanish fashion mogul. Gucci, the famous upmarket Italian fashion house, is the sole tenant of the three-story building in the heart of the famed...
  • Microsoft In Talks to Partner with France's Dailymotion Internet Video Site

    Will Microsoft succeed with the French after Yahoo hit an impasse? Microsoft is in discussions about a partnership with Dailymotion, the Internet-video site owned by French telco Orange, according to Orange CEO Stephane Richard. In the spring of 2013,...
  • What makes Forbes' world's richest people rich? Tech, hedge funds and ... Nutella

    What makes Forbes' world's richest people rich? Tech, hedge funds and ... Nutella
    Forbes' "world's richest people" list was unveiled today, ranking the wealthiest billionaires on the planet. Topping the list was Microsoft founder Bill Gates, reclaiming the No. 1 spot from Mexico's telecom magnate Carlos Slim Helu (Gates' net worth...
  • Climate engineering ideas no longer considered pie in the sky

    Climate engineering ideas no longer considered pie in the sky
    WASHINGTON — As international efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions stall, schemes to slow global warming using fantastical technologies once dismissed as a sideshow are getting serious consideration in Washington. Ships that spew salt into...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Grim Sleeper' on Lifetime

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Grim Sleeper' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 16-22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Nightline Prime The late night newsmagazine...
  • Microsoft getting ready to name Satya Nadella its new CEO, sources say

    Microsoft getting ready to name Satya Nadella its new CEO, sources say
    Microsoft Corp.'s board is preparing to make Satya Nadella, the company's enterprise and cloud chief, its new chief executive and is discussing replacing Bill Gates as chairman, people briefed on the process said. One person the board is considering...
  • Jordan Levin Joins Microsoft's Xbox Entertainment Studios

    Microsoft has officially hired Jordan Levin to join its Xbox Entertainment Studios as executive VP. It was first revealed last week that the former CEO of The WB network and Generate, a production studio and talent management company, was in final...
  • Twitter parody account imitating new Microsoft CEO causes confusion

    Twitter parody account imitating new Microsoft CEO causes confusion
    Microsoft named Satya Nadella its new CEO on Tuesday, causing numerous Twitter parody accounts to immediately spring up. But one account is fooling users into believing it could be the official Nadella account. Nadella is stepping up from his role as...
  • Megan Ellison: Low-Profile Financier's Films Netted a Massive 17 Noms

    Megan Ellison, one of Hollywood's newest power brokers, has already made an outsized impression. Over the past three years, Ellison has financed a baker's dozen films that have garnered 35 Oscar nominations, including 17 on Thursday for films she helped...
  • Learning Matters: College, career serve as beneficial goals

    Learning Matters: College, career serve as beneficial goals
    If education guru Dr. Bill Daggett had his way, the declared goal of the Common Core curriculum would be to prepare students to be career-ready. As he told Glendale teachers last August, the push for “college-and-career-ready” standards came...