StephenElop 09 Nov

Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, one of the candidates to take over Microsoft would consider selling the company’s Xbox business, Bloomberg reports. Elop joined Microsoft as executive VP of Devices and Studios when Nokia sold its Devices and Services division to Microsoft in September. He is believed to be one of the top candidates to […]

SteveBallmerMicrosoft 07 Nov

Citing anonymous sources, Reuters reports that Microsoft has narrowed down its list of candidates to replace departing CEO Steve Ballmer to around five. The external candidates include Ford CEO Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop. Internal candidates Microsoft is considering includes former Skype CEO Tony Bates and EVP of cloud and enterprise Satya […]

MicrosoftCES 11 Oct

Microsoft is looking to replace departing CEO Steve Ballmer by the end of the year and is closing in on a chosen candidate, Bloomberg reports. Bloomberg sources say some candidates have declined to be considered for the role, including Ebay CEO John Donahow. Other candidates currently being considered include Ford Motors CEO Alan Mulally; former […]

MicrosoftandNokia 03 Sep

Microsoft has acquired Nokia’s Devices and Services business in a $7.2 billion cash deal, GamesIndustry reports. The deal also gives Microsoft the right to license all of Nokia’s patents and mapping services. The deal includes €3.79 billion for “substantially all” of Nokia’s Devices and Services business and a further €1.65 billion to license patents. The […]