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  • Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wins Clippers bidding war for $2 billion

    Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has won a frenetic bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with a $2-billion offer that would set a record price for an NBA team. Ballmer bid higher than competitors that included Los...
  • $2B for Clippers? Microsoft's Steve Ballmer has always lived large

    $2B for Clippers? Microsoft's Steve Ballmer has always lived large
    Reports that Steve Ballmer, 58, the former chief executive of Microsoft, has submitted the winning bid for the Los Angeles Clippers may represent the culmination of a long quest to become involved with pro sports.  And that desire to be a part of the...
  • If Clippers lose under Ballmer, will there be a blue screen of death?

    If Clippers lose under Ballmer, will there be a blue screen of death?
    It figures that the guy who reportedly won the bidding war for the Los Angeles Clippers is the only Fortune 500 chief executive known for his vertical leap. Steve Ballmer was known for his, ahem, unbridled enthusiasm as chief executive of Microsoft. A...
  • The Microsoft scam: Where to report those sneaky calls

    The Microsoft scam: Where to report those sneaky calls
    There are plenty of scams around. But the Microsoft scam seems to have particular staying power. This is the one where you get a call from someone claiming to be with Microsoft's Windows Maintenance Department. Spoiler alert: It's a bogus call. ASK...
  • Fox Sports TV executives have talked with potential Clipper owners

    Fox Sports TV executives have talked with potential Clipper owners
    Executives from Fox Sports have had preliminary discussions with suitors for the Los Angeles Clippers regarding the team's television contract, according to a person familiar with the matter. Fox-owned Prime Ticket is the current rights holder for...
  • Report: Former Microsoft CEO Near Deal to Acquire Clippers for $2 Billion

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is close to acquiring the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, according to published reports. Sources tell Variety that Ballmer parked himself at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills during the past week while he...
  • Steve Ballmer, high bidder for Clippers, made fortune with Microsoft

    Steve Ballmer, high bidder for Clippers, made fortune with Microsoft
    Steve Ballmer won the bidding war to buy the Clippers for $2 billion, although other NBA owners and possibly Donald Sterling must still approve any sale. But Ballmer clearly has the money to buy the team — he amassed his fortune as a longtime...
  • Reaction to Clippers sale: Yay Steve Ballmer! Boo Donald Sterling!

    Reaction to Clippers sale: Yay Steve Ballmer! Boo Donald Sterling!
    Clippers owner Donald Sterling ran his mouth in a racially insensitive manner and is walking away with a cool $2 billion. That seems to be the general reaction of many folks after Thursday's news that Sterling's wife, Shelly, has agreed to sell the team...
  • Google Moves To Comply With EU's 'Right To Be Forgotten' Ruling

    Google has taken the first steps to meet a European ruling that citizens can have objectionable links removed from Internet search results, a ruling that pleased privacy campaigners but raised fears that the right can be abused to hide negative...
  • Ballmer overpaid for Clippers, but that's OK, ex-Kings owner Maloof says

    Ballmer overpaid for Clippers, but that's OK, ex-Kings owner Maloof says
    Former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer would be overpaying for the L.A. Clippers at his record offer of $2 billion, but the deal would be “a great move” anyway, former Sacramento Kings owner Joe Maloff told the Los Angeles Times on...
  • Will Clippers Sale Again Leave TV Subscribers Paying the Bill?

    Another billionaire is angling to buy a major sports franchise, with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer committing a record $2 billion (or as it's called in his tax bracket, "ashtray money") to acquire the Los Angeles Clippers. But don't worry, because if...