Remember Alan Mulally? Of course, you do! The former Ford president that was rumored to be the leading name on the shortlist of people for the CEO top spot at Microsoft. That is, before Satya Nadella was finally chosen for the job. So anyway, our man Alan Mulally now has a new job. He has decided to join Google, has a...

Redmond recently made public some details regarding its search for a new CEO, candidly confirming that the new person will only take charge sometime early next year. Rick Sherlund, an analyst with Nomura Securities has analyzed these latest statements. And the analyst believes that things go a bit deeper than what has...

First there were murmurings, and now there is speculation. Reports that came out earlier in the year suggested that some Microsoft shareholders want Bill Gates out of the company. So much so that they were pressurizing the co-founder to sell his stake and resign as chairman. No matter how likely (or unlikely) this is...

I guess it can be said with reasonable assurance that Ford’s board has been more active in the media than the man Microsoft is seeking to replace Steve Ballmer as its next CEO. Alan Mulally, the current Ford chief has been linked with a potential switch to Redmond by a number of sources, and he is clearly said to be...

All it takes are some comments to change the situation upside down. Ever since the search for the new Microsoft CEO began, one name has been at, or near the very top of the list. It does not hurt when the outgoing CEO of a company thinks highly of you. Steve Ballmer has been nothing but praise for Ford boss Alan...

When it comes to technology analysts, Rick Sherlund is one of the more well-known variety. He is always in and around Microsoft deals, and regularly chips in with how he sees things are proceeding. And as far as this analyst with Nomura is concerned, he claims he has an idea of what exactly is going on. There are a...

Of all the names associated with Microsoft’s CEO seat, one name stands above all. Ford CEO Alan Mulally has been at the very top of near the very top of the shortlist ever since reports began surfacing. And probably as many times as he has been talked about to take over from Steve Ballmer, has he downplayed the talk...

Microsoft’s quest to land a new CEO has taken another turn this time, with a new report claiming that the board has now decided on the two lead runners for the vacant position. Bloomberg is reporting that Ford’s Alan Mulally is still the leading candidate for the post and he is now joined by internal candidate Satya...

Alan Mulally, CEO of carmaker Ford has rather firmly maintained that he is not leaving his current company until at least 2014, which on second thought is not all that far away. Still, even though he is said to be the leading candidate to take over the Redmond Empire from Steve Ballmer, the man is once again mum on...

Another everyday week in the world of Windows, as Microsoft continues to take care of more pressing matters like streamlining retail availability of its newly launched products, and marketing them. The hunt for the next company CEO also took up a fair amount of headlines. The stories that mattered in the past few...