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TechCrunch:
Source: Microsoft EVP Qi Lu pushed for deal to acquire Slack for up to $8B, but Bill Gates and Satya Nadella rejected plan, favoring adding features to Skype   —  Source: Microsoft mulled an $8 billion bid for Slack, will focus on Skype instead  —  Mar 4, 2016, 8:37 amMar 4, 2016, 3:39 pm
Mar 4, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context
Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
Satellite antenna startup Kymeta raises $62M Series D from Bill Gates, others   —  Kymeta Raises $62 Million in Investment Led by Bill Gates  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Kymeta is a start-up focusing on using tiny satellite antennas.  But the company has secured a new fund-raising round from some big backers, including Bill Gates.
Jan 12, 2016, 12:15 AMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Gates, Bezos, Zuckerberg, and other tech leaders form Breakthrough Energy Coalition to invest in clean energy   —  Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other tech titans form the Breakthrough Energy Coalition to invest in zero-carbon energy technologies … Some of the world's wealthiest …
Nov 29, 2015, 8:50 PMIn context
Brad Sams / Neowin:
Leaked app shows Microsoft testing Office Now personal assistant, expected to come to iOS, Windows, and Android   —  Office Now: Microsoft's Office personal assistant coming to iOS, Android and Windows  —  Three months ago, during a Reddit AMA, Bill Gates said that he was working …
May 22, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context
T.C. Sottek / The Verge:
Bill Gates: under Nadella, “Microsoft is better positioned than ever to lead” in computing   —  Read the letter Bill Gates sent to Microsoft employees for the company's 40th anniversary  —  On April 4th, 1975, Bill Gates and Paul Allen started a little company named Microsoft.
Apr 4, 2015, 2:25 PMIn context
Economist:
On Microsoft's 40th birthday, a look at how Satya Nadella is upending Microsoft's old Windows-first strategy   —  Opening Windows  —  A once-dominant software giant is determined to prove that life begins again at 40  —  “WHAT are you on?  The ‘f**k Windows’ strategy?”
Apr 4, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Becoming Steve Jobs challenges Walter Isaacson's official biography with support from Jobs's inner circle   —  The War Over Who Steve Jobs Was  —  Walter Isaacson's official biography of Apple's genius leader is being challenged by a new book supported by Jobs's inner circle.
Mar 23, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Q&A with Mark Zuckerberg on Internet.org: barriers to connectivity, why ads are not a priority at current stage, more   —  Mark Zuckerberg Q&A: The Full Interview on Connecting the World  —  The Facebook chief executive officer talks drones, lasers, and debates with Bill Gates  —  Don't Miss Out —
Feb 21, 2015, 2:35 PMIn context
The Chronicle of Philanthropy:
Among America's top 50 philanthopists, tech industry figures gave 47% of total donations in 2014   —  Young Tech Donors Take Leading Role in Philanthropy 50  —  America's 50 most generous donors increased their giving by 27.5 percent last year—powered in large part by a $1.5-billion gift …
Feb 9, 2015, 5:20 PMIn context
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft internally testing Work Assistant, a Cortana-enabled Windows Phone app which helps users perform Office-related tasks   —  Microsoft internally testing new ‘Work Assistant’ app  —  Summary:Microsoft is working on a new application designed to help users perform Office-related tasks on Windows Phone.
Feb 6, 2015, 2:40 PMIn context

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