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  • Shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were up 0.39 percent after the company announced a $40 billion stock buyback plan and increasing its divided 22 percent. The world’s leading software maker wishes to reward investors as the company undergoes a shift in strategy and leadership. Last month Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced he would retire within

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    Business » Microsoft Pops of CEO Step Down
    Finances - August 23, 2013, 20:12 GMT

    Shares of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) popped higher after the announcement that its Chief Executive Officer, Steve Ballmer, would be stepping down from his influential role within 12 months. This announcement is the end of a long role within the company marked by the software giant’s declining dominance and struggles to keep pace with its competitors. Typically,