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Microsoft’s $84 million man: What’s Nadella done to earn it?

Satya Nadella has made some bold moves since taking over as Microsoft CEO Feb. 4 that have set in motion what could prove to be significant changes for the company and its customers. Here’s a look at some of them.

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The party's over for Microsoft CEO Nadella

The approval rating of Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella, once in the stratosphere, dropped by 20 percentage points this year before recovering slightly last month.

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Top 10 tech stories of 2014

Take a look back at a very disruptive year.

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Microsoft shareholders approve Nadella's mega-millions pay package

Microsoft's shareholders on Wednesday approved CEO Satya Nadella's multimillion-dollar pay package but by a margin much smaller than similar votes in the past.

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ISS says Microsoft’s Nadella is paid too much

A prominent advisor to big-time investors has urged clients to vote against Microsoft's pay package for its new CEO, Satya Nadella, saying his compensation is out of whack when compared to competing companies and the firm's track...

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US Senator Al Franken questions Uber's privacy policies

Franken questions Uber's so-called 'God view' data tool

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5 top-paying IT jobs for every stage of tech careers

Whether you're entry level, mid-level or C-level, has you covered as we identify the highest-paying IT roles in each of those three categories.

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Michael Dell gets his payback, slams 'turmoil' at HP and IBM

Dell's CEO enjoyed a moment of schadenfreude at Dell World on Tuesday

Microsoft 'almost' wraps up largest layoff sweep in its history

The company just went through another round of job cuts

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Steve Ballmer and the guy from the time machine

If a time traveler from 2014 told Steve Ballmer in 2004 what the tech landscape looked like today, he never would've believed it.


Perovskites: Hard-to-say material could reinvent solar power

Perovskite. Per-ov-skite. In some corners of the materials science world, these new types of solar voltaic cells, with their tongue-twisting name, are all the rage. This week a group of Italian researchers published a paper in...


How companies can take advantage of the MOOC revolution

The consumerization of employee training.


The second phase of Microsoft's layoffs is all about focus

Taking a disciplined approach to what Microsoft does is painful for some talented groups.

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The genius of Microsoft's Minecraft acquisition

It isn't just the next Lego. It's an ecosystem.

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End of an era: Red Hat buys BaaS provider FeedHenry

Red Hat scoops up FeedHenry for around $83 million, leaving few remaining independent BaaS providers.

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A more interesting use for Apple Pay

ApplePay probably isn't going to do much about mobile. But it can revolutionize the web.

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What you need to know about Apple Pay

How it works, its security features, and how it's likely to impact the existing mobile payments industry.


How not to do mobile strategy: Killing the skunk

LG's failed experiment with WebOS has broader implications.

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