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Nadella to head Microsoft; Gates leaves chair role
Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company's small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is also leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser.

 

Nadella, who is 46, replaces Steve Ballmer and becomes only the third leader in the software company's 38-year history. (AP)