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  1. Mark Zuckerberg Now Richer Than Larry Page & Sergey Brin on Forbes 400

    Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, $13.9 billion. Last year, Ballmer was 16th on the list, with a net worth of $13.1 billion. Other familiar names of note on the Forbes 400 list include Apple’s Steve Jobs (39th, $7 billion) and Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co...

  2. SearchDay | Microsoft Live Search is Now Bing

    Microsoft Live Search is Now Bing Posted by Kevin Newcomb May 28, 2009 Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer today drew back the curtain on the new incarnation of Live Search: Bing. Here's how the media and blogosphere reacted: First, here's a summary of...

  3. 50 Most Memorable Moments in Search for 2008

    turned the initial offer down, endured an "ultimatum" from Steve Ballmer, was rumored to have rejected an increased offer of $33 a share, and neglected to negotiate selling off just the search portion of Yahoo!

  4. Yahoo's Next Move

    When Microsoft has a corporate all-hands meeting, Steve Ballmer's passion and excitement is tangible. Yahoo was arguably swirling the bowl before Yang took on the CEO role, and mark my words: a panicked board installing a doormat leader will have...

  5. SearchDay: PPC Advertising: Art or Science?

    s independent directors and management approached Steve Ballmer about just such a . Carl Icahn Returns to Letter-Writing; Microsoft Open to Deal with a New Yahoo Board Posted by Nathania Johnson Jul 7, 2008 The rumors of Microsoft still being open...

  6. Yahoo Responds to Icahn's Latest Letter

    s independent directors and management approached Steve Ballmer about just such a transaction, only to be told that Microsoft was no longer interested even in the price range which they had previously proposed.

  7. SearchDay: Can Google Predict the Next President?

    Microsoft's Steve Ballmer Sees All Media Electronic in 10 years Posted by Frank Watson Jun 26, 2008 Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told the Washington Post today that trees will have no fears from newspaper publishers as all media will be electronic.

  8. SearchDay: Microsoft Withdraws Yahoo Offer; Yahoo Responds

    That was too rich for Steve Ballmer's blood. The prospect of Yahoo outsourcing its paid search to Google was also too much for Ballmer to stomach. Iron Man: Ode to Gates and Ballmer? New Board of Directors for the Web Analytics AssociationPosted by...

  9. Microsoft Withdraws Yahoo Offer; Yahoo Responds

    Below is the text of the letter from Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Yahoo! In a letter to Jerry Yang (full text below), Steve Ballmer cited Yahoo's intention to outsource search as the primary reason he decided to scotch the deal.

  10. Highlights from the SEW Blog: April 7-11, 2008

    Yahoo to Microsoft: We Already Dumped YouAfter Microsoft issued its ultimatum to Yahoo this weekend, giving them three more weeks before things get ugly, Yahoo's board of directors responded this morning, reminding Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer that...

  11. Yahoo to Microsoft: We Already Dumped You

    After Microsoft issued its ultimatum to Yahoo this weekend, giving them three more weeks before things get ugly, Yahoo's board of directors responded this morning, reminding Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer that it already rejected Microsoft's offer...

  12. Microsoft Gets Tired of Waiting

    On Saturday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sent a following letter to Yahoo's Board of Directors, outlining Microsoft's displeasure with Yahoo dragging its feet for the past few weeks instead of jumping into Microsoft's arms.