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Microsoft buys GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock

”Microsoft Corp. said it reached an agreement to buy GitHub Inc., the code repository company popular with many software developers, for $7.5 billion in stock,” Dina Bass, Eric Newcomer, and Mark Bergen report for Bloomberg. 327 more words


What I Learned from Steve Ballmer's Keynote on Leadership

A few weeks ago Index Exchange, where I’m working at as a solutions engineer, held an annual executive summit in Santa Monica. Steve Ballmer was the guest speaker invited who gave a keynote on the principles of leadership. 487 more words

Personal Development

How Microsoft Disrupted Microsoft: The Beginning of the End (Part 1 of 3)

The old memories of Microsoft usually conjures up jokes about Clippy. Or IE. Or Steve Ballmer running around screaming on stage like a madman… 540 more words


Clippers Foundation To Donate Millions To Renovate 350 LA Public Basketball Courts

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Clippers and owner Steve Ballmer will be donating millions of dollars to the Department of Recreation and Parks Foundation to renovate hundreds of public basketball courts throughout the city, officials announced Monday. 179 more words

Los Angeles News

Women-first dating app pins logo to Clippers for $20 million

Bumble, a social network company best known for a dating app where women make the first move, will place its logo on the uniform of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. 413 more words


Steve Ballmer lost hot dog eating contest and launched hot dogs into Clippers crowd

One of Steve Ballmer’s dreams came true during the Clippers’ loss to the Rockets on Wednesday night.

After the always enthusiastic Clippers owner told Conan O’Brien he wanted a hot dog cannon in 2016, Ballmer got his cannon, and he got to go up against… 145 more words


Tales from the Sloan Conference: Data, Decision Making, and the Future of Basketball

Among a sea of statistics geeks, sports fans, reporters, and students, President Barack Obama walks on stage to Marvin Gaye’s 1971 megahit ‘What’s Goin’ On’. The crowd goes wild. 2,460 more words