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8:03 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Resign within 12 Months

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who succeeded founder Bill Gates as CEO, will retire within the next 12 months. The world's biggest software company did not name a successor, but one long-time Microsoft watcher says he expects the company to hire its next chief from within.

Microsoft Corp.'s stock rose more than 7 percent after the news. 

Just last month, Ballmer reorganized the company to emphasize hardware devices and services, rather than just software.

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Microsoft
2:38 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Maine firm sues Microsoft over Windows 8 elements

PORTLAND, Maine – A small technology company based in Portland, Maine, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Microsoft over elements included in Windows 8.

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