Former Microsoft CEO to Buy Los Angeles Clippers for $2 Billion

(CNN) — Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has signed a binding agreement to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion from the Sterling family trust, a source familiar with the situation told CNN on Thursday night. The sale, negotiated by Shelly Sterling — co-owner with estranged husband Donald Sterling — will have to be approved at a […]

Google’s Employee Diversity…Isn’t

70 percent of Google’s employees are men and 61 percent of its U.S. employees are white, according to a workforce diversity report released by the company. Black workers accounted for 2 percent of the U.S. workforce, while Hispanics accounted for another 3 percent, according to the report released Wednesday. Asians accounted for 30 percent of the company’s […]

A China-US Tech War Will Cost the World Dearly

Beijing has ordered its state-owned companies to cut ties with American consulting firms like McKinsey and Boston Consulting Group out of concern that they may leak state and trade secrets to American spooks, according to the Financial Times. This news came just a few days after the American Justice Department publicly indicted five serving Chinese military […]

China Calls on U.S. to Stop Unscrupulous Spying

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING — China called for a halt Tuesday to what it called unscrupulous U.S. cyberspying, saying that a monthslong investigation into reports on the “ugly face” of U.S. espionage has concluded that China is a major target of those efforts. The complaint in the form of a government agency report comes a week […]