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NBA returning to Seattle thanks to Steve Ballmer

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer earlier this year. (Microsoft photo) We heard two weeks ago that the NBA might be back in Seattle. Now we have some confirmation and assurance. Several legitimate sources, including ESPN, Yahoo! Sports and The Seattle Times, were all out with stories late Sunday night that reported...
NBA returning to Seattle thanks to Steve Ballmer

Sonics update: Former Facebook exec joins Sacramento investor group

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Former Facebook exec Chris Kelly. Another California tech titan is joining the group trying to keep an NBA team in Sacramento and away from Seattle. Chris Kelly, who was Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officer from 2005-2010, is joining the partnership hoping to buy the Sacramento Kings and block Seattle’s bid to...
Sonics update: Former Facebook exec joins Sacramento investor group

Sonics: Hansen expects Ballmer to stay on investment team until NBA is back in Seattle

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From the sounds of it, Steve Ballmer appears committed to bringing NBA hoops back to the Emerald City. Chris Hansen speaks with KING5′s Chris Daniels. Two weeks after the NBA voted to prevent an investment group led by the Microsoft CEO and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen from bringing the...
Sonics: Hansen expects Ballmer to stay on investment team until NBA is back in Seattle

Report: NBA returning to Seattle thanks to investment group that includes Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer earlier this year. (Microsoft photo) Watch the video above. This is what Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer — and frankly, the rest of the Seattle sports community — is probably doing right now. Why? The NBA is reportedly coming back to the Emerald City thanks to...
Report: NBA returning to Seattle thanks to investment group that includes Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Ballmer on bringing the Sonics to Seattle: 'There will never be a better opportunity'

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Albeit very little and not exactly groundbreaking, Steve Ballmer finally made some public comments about Seattle’s bid to bring the NBA back to Seattle. Microsoft’s CEO is leading an investment group that is trying to buy the Sacramento Kings and move them to the Emerald City. Ballmer and Chris...
Ballmer on bringing the Sonics to Seattle: 'There will never be a better opportunity'

Commish calls Ballmer investment team 'perfect prototype' for NBA owners

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Here’s what NBA commissioner David Stern thinks of the Chris Hansen/Steve Ballmer investment team: perfection. Appearing on PBS’ Charlie Rose Show Tuesday, Stern and Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver spoke briefly about how the NBA relocation committee unanimously voted Monday afternoon to block Seattle’s bid to buy the Sacramento Kings and bring the NBA...
Commish calls Ballmer investment team 'perfect prototype' for NBA owners

Sonics Update: Steve Ballmer offers 'characteristically enthusiastic' presentation to NBA

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer earlier this year. (Microsoft photo) Whether it’s talking about Microsoft or bringing the NBA back to Seattle, Steve Ballmer certainly has lots of energy for supporting causes he believes in. Along with fellow investment partner Chris Hansen and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, Ballmer was in New York City...
Sonics Update: Steve Ballmer offers 'characteristically enthusiastic' presentation to NBA

Sonics update: 44K season-ticket requests and a music video featuring Macklemore

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Lots going on with the Sonics today, from a “stunning” season ticket priority wait list to a Sacramento group trying to block an arena being built in their city. But first, important to note that tomorrow is a huge day. The two leaders of the Seattle investment group trying...
Sonics update: 44K season-ticket requests and a music video featuring Macklemore

BAMM.tv Launches An Immersive iPad App For Fans Of Live Indie Music

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BAMM.tv has spent the last year or so shooting and producing live concert videos, both in its own studio and on-location at events like SXSW. The result is an impressive library of live music videos — it’s got more than 70 hours of material from 175 artists. In addition to...
BAMM.tv Launches An Immersive iPad App For Fans Of Live Indie Music

Nissan adopts 15 EV chargers, is first on nappy duty (video)

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Nissan's concerned that Leaf owners aren't getting around enough. So, until IBM's super-batteries arrive or Exxon starts installing charging points in its gas stations, the car maker's got to do it itself. In partnership with charity Adopt-A-Charger, it's paying for 15 charging points in California, three at the Los...
Nissan adopts 15 EV chargers, is first on nappy duty (video)

Bidding war: Hansen, Ballmer increase bid for NBA team to $625M

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The effort to bring the NBA back to Seattle isn’t over quite yet. Hoping to convince NBA owners that Seattle is ready for a professional basketball franchise, the Seattle investment group led by Chris Hansen and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer increased its bid for the team by $75 million to...
Bidding war: Hansen, Ballmer increase bid for NBA team to $625M

Sonics fate may be decided today in Dallas, but where's Steve Ballmer?

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Steve Ballmer at the Microsoft CEO Summit 2013. (Microsoft Photo). We’re just minutes away from finding out if NBA will return to Seattle this fall, as NBA owners are voting to possibly determine the fate of the Sacramento Kings. But some of the chatter this morning was about the whereabouts...
Sonics fate may be decided today in Dallas, but where's Steve Ballmer?
The Sacramento Kings Are Reportedly On The Verge Of Selling For $500 Million And Moving To Seattle

BAMM.tv launches iPad app to encourage music discovery and artist payments

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BAMM.tv is launching a new iPad app to encourage music discovery and artist payments, the startup announced today during SF MusicTech Summit. BAMM.tv’s app consists of a virtual live music venue through which music fans can wander. To discover new artists, all they have to do is to walk into the virtual Auditorium, click...
BAMM.tv launches iPad app to encourage music discovery and artist payments
Sonics update: It's turning into a Silicon Valley vs. Seattle investor showdown

Microsoft Millionaire Matchups in the Offing for NBA?

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Multiple sources are reporting that an investor group led by hedge fund manager Chris Hansen and including Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is close to buying the NBA’s Sacramento Kings and moving the team to Seattle, which has been bereft of pro hoops since the Sonics left in 2008. If the...
Microsoft Millionaire Matchups in the Offing for NBA?
Steve Ballmer-led group to buy Sacramento Kings, bring basketball back to Seattle

Steve Ballmer bringing NBA's Kings to Seattle?

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A report suggests that a group headed by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen is buying the Sacramento Kings and bringing them to Seattle. [Read more]...
Steve Ballmer bringing NBA's Kings to Seattle?

Paul Allen says Steve Ballmer would be a 'great NBA owner'

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Paul Allen Paul Allen thinks his good buddy and former colleague Steve Ballmer would be a “great” NBA owner, but isn’t exactly gung-ho about bringing the NBA back to Seattle. Ballmer is leading an investment group that is trying to buy the Sacramento Kings and bring them to the Emerald...
Paul Allen says Steve Ballmer would be a 'great NBA owner'
Seattle's new arena might look like a SuperSonic jet turbine

To Catch A Primary: Bruning Accuses Opponent Of Following His Daughter On Twitter

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A debate Tuesday night in Nebraska for the Republican primary for Senate took a turn for the awkward when state Attorney General Jon Bruning accused his main opponent, former state Attorney General Don Stenberg, of stalking Bruning's 14-year old daughter on Twitter. The Omaha World-Herald was there for the action....
To Catch A Primary: Bruning Accuses Opponent Of Following His Daughter On Twitter

Keeping the Kings: NBA blocks Seattle's bid to purchase team

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NBA Deputy Adam Silver and Commissioner David Stern (right). The Kings are staying in Sacramento. The NBA Board of Governors voted 22-8 Wednesday in Dallas to keep the Kings in Sacramento and prevent an investment group led by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen to bring...
Keeping the Kings: NBA blocks Seattle's bid to purchase team

Ballmer, Nordstroms revealed as investors in Seattle NBA bid

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. (Microsoft photo) Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has signed on as an investor in a bid to build a new sports arena in Seattle, aiming to attract NHL and NBA franchises to the city. Chris Hansen, the hedge-fund manager who is leading the effort, disclosed Ballmer’s name...
Ballmer, Nordstroms revealed as investors in Seattle NBA bid
Here's how to secure your Sonics tickets for next year

NBA committee rejects bid to bring NBA to Seattle, Ballmer 'horribly disappointed'

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The effort to bring NBA hoops back to Seattle took a serious blow today, as the NBA relocation committee made up of 12 owners unanimously voted to block Seattle’s bid to buy the Kings and bring them to Emerald City. League owners will make an official vote May 13, but...
NBA committee rejects bid to bring NBA to Seattle, Ballmer 'horribly disappointed'

Done deal: The NBA is returning to Seattle

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is helping the NBA return to Seattle.(Microsoft photo) Seattle basketball fans have reason to celebrate this morning: The NBA is coming back to the Emerald City. We’ve been hearing several reports in the past few weeks and most recently Sunday night, but now the NBA, Chris...
Done deal: The NBA is returning to Seattle

Microsoft Would Like You to Please Stop Blaming It for Stealing Your NBA Team

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Y’all don’t know me. Ever since news broke that Microsoft CEO Steve “Sweaty” Ballmer is part of an investment group working on buying Seattle its very own NBA team, the high profile tech company has been forced to fend off angry Sacramento Kings fans who blame it for the loss...
Microsoft Would Like You to Please Stop Blaming It for Stealing Your NBA Team

Sonics update: Bidding war? Seattle group increases bid by $25M

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The Seattle investment group led by Chris Hansen and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is raising its bid to bring the NBA back to the Emerald City. Late Friday, Hansen wrote that his group is increasing its purchase offer to buy the Sacramento Kings from the Maloof family by $25 million...
Sonics update: Bidding war? Seattle group increases bid by $25M
Microsoft to Sacramento: Don't blame us for taking your NBA team

GeekWire Radio: Microsoft’s tablet, Apple’s upgrades, and more from the week in tech

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I’m headed to Los Angeles on Monday for Microsoft’s mystery announcement, and we kick off this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast by examining the possibility that the company will be coming out with its own branded tablet to rival Apple’s iPad and possibly even Amazon’s Kindle Fire. Then...
GeekWire Radio: Microsoft’s tablet, Apple’s upgrades, and more from the week in tech
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