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  1. August 20, 2014

    Steve Ballmer quits Microsoft board to focus on NBA’s Clippers

    Steve Ballmer, former chief executive of Microsoft...over the top job to Satya Nadella, Mr Ballmer declared that he would focus on managing...acquired recently for an estimated $2bn. Mr Ballmer’s departure is seen as an important moment... By Avantika Chilkoti

  2. July 17, 2014

    Anger and bewilderment in Finland over Microsoft job cuts

    ...said. In September 2013, its then chief executive Steve Ballmer appeared to suggest in an email to employees that Finnish...leader of the nationalist True Finns party, said Steve Ballmer had “talked nonsense” in raising Finns’ hopes... By David Crouch in Gothenburg

  3. July 17, 2014

    UnitedHealth climbs on surging sales

    ...wiping nearly $3bn off the company’s market capitalisation. Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella, who succeeded Steve Ballmer in early February, said the company would cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year. In a memo to employees, Mr... By Eric Platt in New York

  1. June 18, 2014

    US patent agency cancels Redskins’ trademark protections

    ...Association over racist remarks by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, which could lead to the sale of his team to Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft chief executive. Mr Snyder has been unmoved, telling USA Today that he will “never” change... By Shannon Bond in New York

  2. FT Alphaville

    June 10, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    ...Clippers owner Donald Sterling has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1bn federal lawsuit against the NBA, his attorney said on Monday. “We have been instructed... David Keohane

  3. FT Alphaville

    June 5, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    ...industry insiders.” (Guardian) Sterling has accepted a deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers basketball franchise to Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft chief executive, for $2bn, drawing to a close a racism scandal that rocked the basketball... David Keohane

  4. June 5, 2014

    Donald Sterling agrees $2bn Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer

    ...sell the Los Angeles Clippers basketball franchise to Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft chief executive, for $2bn, drawing...Sterling have agreed to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer for $2bn and various additional benefits,” he said... By Hannah Kuchler in San Francisco

  5. May 30, 2014

    Clippers / Ballmer: zero-sum game

    ...and bridge for departed Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer. Mr Ballmer has clinched a $2bn deal for the Los Angeles Clippers...disgraced Donald Sterling, who may protest the sale. Mr Ballmer will be an active owner, having loved the game since...

  6. FT Alphaville

    May 30, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    ...apply commercial airliner economics to space travel. (Financial Times) Former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer bids $2bn for LA Clippers: Steve Ballmer, the former chief executive of Microsoft, is leading an auction to buy the Los Angeles Clippers... Izabella Kaminska

  7. FT Alphaville

    May 30, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    ...chief executive last October. Such a move is unlikely for at least 12 months...” (Sky) Former Microsoft CEO “Steve Ballmer won the bidding war for the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers franchise with a $2 billion offer, a record for a professional... FT Alphaville

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