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Nadella outran better-known candidates for Microsoft CEO

Feb 01, 2014

Nadella outran better-known candidates for Microsoft CEO

After a bruising, five-month selection process, the list of contenders was cut to six serious candidates, with the chief executive job nearly going to Ford Motor Co CEO Alan Mulally, an outsider favored by investors lobbying for radical change. #India #Google #Skype #Microsoft #Stephen Elop #Bill Gates #NASDAQ #Amazon #Steve Balmer #Alan Mulally #Tony Bates #Cloud services #Satya Nadella #Steve Mollenkopf #John Thompson #Hans Vestberg
Microsoft board preparing to name Nadella as CEO - report

Jan 31, 2014

Microsoft board preparing to name Nadella as CEO - report

Microsoft Corp's board is preparing to name internal executive Satya Nadella as the software company's next chief executive, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources it said were briefed on the CEO search process. #Technology #Microsoft #Xbox #Bill Gates #Tony Bates #Satya Nadella #John Thompson
It's official: Microsoft announces $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype

Oct 14, 2011

It's official: Microsoft announces $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype

Microsoft has officially announced their $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype as a new business division of Microsoft #Web 2.0 #NewsTracker #Skype #Microsoft #Steve Ballmer #Tony Bates

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It's official: Microsoft announces $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype

Jul 01, 2014

'Tammy' review: Troubled with old tricks, weak story

"Tammy," starring Melissa McCarthy as a fast-food worker who embarks on a life-changing road trip, marks the popular actress's attempt to bottle her magic and sell it herself. In several hits for other filmmakers, from "Bridesmaids" to "The Heat," Mc... #Sandra Oh #Susan Sarandon #Toni Collette #John Belushi #Kathy Bates #Dan Aykroyd #Melissa McCarthy #Jonah Hill #Allison Janney #Mark Duplass
It's official: Microsoft announces $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype

Jul 05, 2014

Sarandon: It felt good to look bad

Susan Sarandon has said she relished looking terrible in her new film. The actress, 67, plays grandmother Pearl in comedy-caper Tammy, alongside Bridesmaids star Melissa McCarthy. Susan had a make-under for the film, in which she donned a short salt ... #Will Ferrell #Susan Sarandon #Toni Collette #Kathy Bates #Dan Aykroyd #Melissa McCarthy
It's official: Microsoft announces $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype

Jul 02, 2014

Film Review: Unfunny ‘Tammy’ is a Melissa McCarthy Misfire

CHICAGO – Melissa McCarthy has jumped the shark. Or if she hasn’t, she’s strapped on the skis and is contemplating the ramp. Going once more to the same character well – this time with a script co-written with her husband Ben Falcone and directed by ... #Sandra Oh #Susan Sarandon #Toni Collette #Kathy Bates #Gary Cole #Dan Aykroyd #Melissa McCarthy #Allison Janney #Mark Duplass #Warner Bros.
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