Nitasha Tiku · 10/21/14 11:10AM

Steve Ballmer defends Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: "Actually he allowed good karma to happen and good things happened to him and he was very fortunate, and that's his genuine belief in life." Yo Steve-o, no one doubted that Nadella was genuinely clueless.

Microsoft Starting Biggest Layoffs in Company History

Sam Biddle · 07/17/14 09:02AM

In an agonizingly euphemistic memo to his company ("Starting to Evolve our Organization and Culture"), Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says he's getting rid of 18,000 jobs at the struggling software mammoth. That's 14 percent of the entire company.

Tech CEOs Have Gotten Much Better at Seeming Normal

Nitasha Tiku · 02/04/14 04:30PM

This morning, the world woke up to two "humbled" letters from two chief executives: Satya Nadella and Mark Zuckerberg. But you didn't need to read their words that closely because the CEOs proceeded to repeat them—almost verbatim—on camera not long after.

Nitasha Tiku · 02/04/14 01:00PM

Foursquare just struck a $15 million, non-exclusive licensing deal with Microsoft to "work Foursquare's data into its products." Now if Foursquare could just get the other apps that use its data, like Instagram, to start paying, it would be in stay in business.

Nitasha Tiku · 01/30/14 07:10PM

You should read this nonsensical, but brand loyal Twitter account that seems to belong to Satya Nadella, the man Bloomberg says will be Microsoft's new CEO. Nadella likes exclamation points almost as much as Steve Ballmer likes developers.

This Guy Just CCed All of Microsoft By Accident

Sam Biddle · 08/23/13 11:42AM

A little Friday advice: if you work for one of the great mammoths in the history of technology, and your faltering CEO just emailed to say he's departing, make sure you click the right buttons when you reply.