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Why Microsoft’s $10 Billion DoD JEDI Award Means More Than Just the Contract Itself

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has won the lucrative $10 billion cloud computing contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) after months of evaluation. The move is an outright victory ...
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A New Member to the Club of People Worth $100 Billion

The role of the world's most valuable person by net worth has traded back and forth between Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft founder Bill Gates for a while. Both ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket botched an important government satellite launch. According to MarketWatch: An expensive, highly classified U.S. spy satellite is presumed to be a total loss after it failed ...
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How Gene Editing Just Got Rocked by Major Patent Ruling

The possibilities around gene editing are almost endless. Some of the goals and hopes around gene editing sound like they were pulled right out of a science fiction or futuristic ...
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Gates Foundation to Sell Almost $10 Billion Worth of Berkshire Hathaway Shares

Investors and the public still seem to be enthralled by Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). Many of those same people still know Bill Gates as well. Many ...
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Bill Gates and 7 Others Have as Much Wealth as Poorest Half of the World

Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) apparently cannot give away enough to help worthy causes. Oxfam has targeted him as one of the eight people who have wealth ...
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Bill Gates and Warren Buffet Purchases Highlight Massive Insider Buying: AutoNation, Phillips 66, Tempur Sealy, Wynn and More

If there was ever a week investors were happy to see end, it was this past week. The market was hammered back to the lows printed in January, and there ...
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Microsoft Moves Away From Shadow of Gates, Ballmer

It has been over a year since Steve Ballmer left Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) after his decade-long reign as chief executive. Bill Gates no longer sits in the chairman's chair ...
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Microsoft’s Latest Quarter Belongs to Steve Ballmer

Satya Nadella may be the CEO of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) now, but the fingerprints on the company's most recent quarterly results belong to former CEO Steve Ballmer. Virtually every ...
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Larry Ellison Is Still and Will Continue to Be CEO of Oracle

Larry Ellison will step down as CEO of Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL), a company he founded and fundamentally controls. His new title will be Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer. ...
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Top 5 Stocks With Big Insider Buying This Week

When the markets are challenging all-times highs, you might expect to see record insider selling by corporate insiders and management. So, what does it tell you if a CEO, board ...
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Ten Threats to Microsoft’s Success

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has entered into a new era. With Satya Nadella in charge as Chief Executive Officer, Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates are out as far as running the daily operations. ...
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New Microsoft CEO Announcement Is Only Half — or One-Third — of the Story!

Any time an iconic company like Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announces a new chief executive, it should be earth-shattering news. Two things are preventing that from being the case. Microsoft's ...
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Why No CEO Hall of Fame?

Baseball writers recently put three players into the Hall of Fame. The voters were 571 members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. There is no CEO Hall of Fame ...
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The Real Reasons Mulally Snubbed Microsoft

One of the long-standing questions about who will take over as chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has been answered. It will not be Alan Mulally of Ford ...
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