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FWD.us adds Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates to lobbying group

Mark Zuckerberg’s immigration reform group has a lot of very well known technology faces, including web developers from Dropbox, Google, Facebook and has nabbed Sean Parker, co-founder of Napster, Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo and Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn. Now the group has nabbed the CEO and ex-CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer and

Is Bill Gates Looking For A Steve Jobs Esque Return To The Top

Granted Bill Gates wasn’t forced out of the company that he founded, he took retirement and let Steve Ballmer take over. Ballmer had been with Gates essentially from the start of Microsoft, we’re sure Gates thought it was in good hands. Right now it appears that Microsoft is struggling with their mobile strategy. They’ve also

Apple Wants Their Cloak Of Secrecy To Extend To Succession Of Steve Jobs

Don’t go getting all rowled up just yet.  It’s perfectly normal for major publicly traded companies to require a succession plan for key executives including CEO’s.  These companies, Apple and Google included, typically have succession plans that are kept heavily guarded or remain secret.  With the current triumvrate at Google, which actually continues after the

Microsoft Jumps on The Google TV Bandwagon With Xbox 360 TV

Microsoft has reportedly told reuters that they are in talks with TV programming providers to license their broadcasts for re-broadcast via the Xbox 360 via a web based subscription service. Microsoft plans to use it’s existing Xbox 360 hardware to deliver tv conent to Xbox 360 homes rather than have them adapt to new hardware.