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NBA: Doc Rivers' legacy at the Los Angeles Clippers cannot be measured in statistics, records, or even trophies
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NBA: Doc Rivers' legacy at the Los Angeles Clippers cannot be measured in statistics, records, or even trophies

In his seven years with the Los Angeles Clippers, Doc Rivers could never take the franchise to the NBA Conference Finals, let alone to a title. But his legacy at the team was far beyond numbers, or titles.

NBA: Blake Griffin nets 44 points to help Pistons beat former team Clippers; Thunder notch comeback win over Spurs
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NBA: Blake Griffin nets 44 points to help Pistons beat former team Clippers; Thunder notch comeback win over Spurs

Griffin averaged 21.6 points, 9.3 rebounds and 4.2 assists in eight seasons in Los Angeles. He won the rookie-of-the-year award and was a five-time all-star with the franchise.

Bing is Microsoft's overlooked effort at building the future of Artificial Intelligence
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Bing is Microsoft's overlooked effort at building the future of Artificial Intelligence

Bing probably never stood a chance at surpassing Google, but its 2nd-place spot is worth far more than the advertising dollars it pulls in with every click.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers considering leaving Staples Center arena, says owner Steve Ballmer
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NBA: Los Angeles Clippers considering leaving Staples Center arena, says owner Steve Ballmer

The former boss of the internet giant Microsoft bought Los Angeles Clippers in 2014 for $2 billion and quickly said he wanted the Clippers to play in their own arena.

Steve Ballmer says his relationship with Bill Gates was strained over Microsoft smartphone business
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Steve Ballmer says his relationship with Bill Gates was strained over Microsoft smartphone business

If he could do it all again, Ballmer said he would have entered the mobile device market even earlier.

Jeff Bezos is richer than Warren Buffett: Here's a list of the 10 richest people in tech
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Jeff Bezos is richer than Warren Buffett: Here's a list of the 10 richest people in tech

Jeff Bezos overtakes Warren Buffett as the third richest man on the planet. Here is a list of the 10 wealthiest people in the world of technology.

Former Microsoft CEO Ballmer does about-face on Linux technology
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Former Microsoft CEO Ballmer does about-face on Linux technology

Fifteen years after calling the open-source operating system Linux a "cancer," former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has softened his position.

Windows phones do not need Android apps, they just don't need to exist
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Windows phones do not need Android apps, they just don't need to exist

Steve Ballmer's idea would ruin the Windows 10 experience that Microsoft is working on, one that focuses on building a consistent UI across all devices categories.

Twitter's Dorsey to give a third of his stock to employee equity pool
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Twitter's Dorsey to give a third of his stock to employee equity pool

Twitter Inc Chief Executive and co-founder Jack Dorsey said he is giving a third of his stock in the company, about 1 percent, to the employee equity pool.

Steve Ballmer takes 4 percent stake in Twitter, owns more than CEO
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Steve Ballmer takes 4 percent stake in Twitter, owns more than CEO

Former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has taken a 4 percent stake in Twitter Inc, according to his spokesman, making him the third-biggest individual shareholder in the social media company.

Microsoft quietly content as EU moves on Google
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Microsoft quietly content as EU moves on Google

Microsoft Corp emanated an air of quiet satisfaction on Wednesday as European antitrust regulators readied charges against rival Google for abusing its monopoly power in the online search business.

Microsoft has real opportunity in India with emergence of cloud computing: CEO Satya Nadella
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Microsoft has real opportunity in India with emergence of cloud computing: CEO Satya Nadella

With the emergence of cloud computing, Microsoft has a real opportunity in India, the company's India-born CEO Satya Nadella has said.

Goodbye Microsoft: Ex-CEO Ballmer quits company board to focus on NBA team, teaching
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Goodbye Microsoft: Ex-CEO Ballmer quits company board to focus on NBA team, teaching

Ballmer, 58, paid an NBA-record $2 billion for the Clippers. On Monday he greeted several thousand fans gathered at the team's Staples Center home with the trademark screams that punctuated employee meetings at Microsoft.<br />

Ex-Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer buys Los Angeles Clippers basketball team for $2 bn
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Ex-Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer buys Los Angeles Clippers basketball team for $2 bn

The 58-year-old tech billionaire has vowed to make the team a pillar in the community.

Satya Nadella swings axe to cut 18,000 jobs in Microsoft over next year
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Satya Nadella swings axe to cut 18,000 jobs in Microsoft over next year

The news sent Microsoft's stock up 3 percent in premarket trading.<br />

Donald Sterling says no deal for LA Clippers; will sue NBA instead
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Donald Sterling says no deal for LA Clippers; will sue NBA instead

"We have been instructed to prosecute the lawsuit," said attorney Maxwell Blecher. He said co-owner Donald Sterling would not be signing off on the deal to sell.

Microsoft appoints activist investor Mason Morfit to board
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Microsoft appoints activist investor Mason Morfit to board

Microsoft offered Morfit a board seat in August, following months of lobbying by ValueAct for a say on how the company is run.