The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
A surprising thing about Goldman Sachs, one of the globe's most influential investment banks, may be the sheer size of its technology organization. It makes up a major part of its workforce.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 09 December, 2013 22:54
Rumors aside, Microsoft's board of directors has done a good job of keeping the lid on its search for a CEO to replace Steve Ballmer, a public relations expert said.
By Gregg Keizer | 25 November, 2013 20:33
Compensation awarded to the top five executives at Microsoft, including current CEO Steve Ballmer, fell in fiscal year 2013, the first time in the last four years that it's declined, according to a filing with the SEC.
By Gregg Keizer | 18 November, 2013 21:24
Billionaire trading activist and agitator Carl Icahn is turning the heat up on Apple, saying he would "test the waters" with a proxy fight if the company's board doesn't yield to his demand for an historic US$150 billion stock buyback.
By Gregg Keizer | 25 October, 2013 17:34
In his last letter to shareholders before retiring, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer discussed the company's ongoing transformation to a 'devices-and-services' company and its continued reliance on enterprise sales to generate revenue.
By Gregg Keizer | 21 October, 2013 10:04
At its big IT conference here this week, Gartner analysts put what everyone knows into a milkshake, gave it a good shake, and then used its conclusions to scare its audience of IT professionals and vendors.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 07 October, 2013 18:36
Microsoft's board of directors reduced outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer's bonus for the 2013 fiscal year, citing poor performance of Windows 8 and the $900 million Surface RT write-off, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
By Gregg Keizer | 04 October, 2013 10:49
A trio of the top 20 investors in Microsoft, anxious about the selection of the company's next CEO, have asked the board to push Bill Gates out of his chairman's spot, according to a report by Reuters.
By Gregg Keizer | 02 October, 2013 17:40
Current Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally has moved into second place behind former Nokia chief Stephen Elop in the betting pool as the next Microsoft CEO, according to an Irish bookmaker.
By Gregg Keizer | 30 September, 2013 17:26