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August 13, 2016
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Steve Jobs bleibt die Ausnahme

Auch wenn es Karrieren wie die von Steve Jobs oder Bill Gates suggerieren – Hochschulabbrecher sind nicht die erfolgreicheren Unternehmer. Darauf deuten Ergebnisse einer Untersuchung hin, die ein Kasseler Wirtschaftswissenschaftler mit Kollegen aus Dänemark und Norwegen anhand von dänischen Arbeitsmarktdaten … Continue reading

October 24, 2015
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Robotics and the law: When software can harm you

Recent headlines declaring “Robot Kills Man in Germany” are examples of growing news coverage about the impact of robots on society. This is the subject of a new law review article by a University of Washington faculty member.

May 19, 2014
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Text of Secretary of State John Kerry’s remarks at 2014 Class Day

John Kerry ’66 was the featured speaker at the Class Day ceremony on May 18. He was introduced by two of the events co-chairs: Nia Holston and Josh Rubin. Here is a transcription of his address.

February 4, 2014
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Microsoft Board names Satya Nadella as CEO

Bill Gates steps up to new role as Technology Advisor; John Thompson assumes role as Chairman of Board of Directors. REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 4, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Satya Nadella … Continue reading

August 23, 2013
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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months

Board of directors initiates succession process; Ballmer remains CEO until successor is named. REDMOND, Wash. — Aug. 23, 2013 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer has decided to retire as CEO within the next 12 … Continue reading

October 19, 2012
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Microsoft Employees Raise $1 Billion for Communities Around the World

Microsoft commemorates 30th Employee Giving Campaign with CEO Steve Ballmer and Chairman and Founder Bill Gates. REDMOND, Wash. — Oct. 18, 2012 — Microsoft Corp. today commemorated its 30th Employee Giving Campaign and announced that U.S. employees raised $1 billion … Continue reading

March 9, 2012
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A Passion for Privacy: Three Chief Privacy Officers Reflect on a Decade of Work Creating a More Trustworthy Computing Ecosystem

*As the proliferation of devices and cloud services expands the amount of data becoming available globally, Microsoft’s chief privacy officers have focused on developing policies, processes and technologies to help protect users’ personal information.* REDMOND, Wash. — A mountain climber … Continue reading