- NEWSHOUR WEEKEND
Correspondent John Larson heads out on a reporting trip and discovers a powerful story en route. The young man sitting next to him in coach reveals his immigrant family’s success story and their fierce devotion to America. Continue reading
Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday named 47-year-old Satya Nadella, the company’s enterprise and cloud chief, as the new chief executive, ending a five-month search to replace Steve Ballmer, who has been serving as CEO since 2000. The company’s first CEO, Bill Gates, will also step down as chairman, a position he’s held since 1981, to assist Nadella as a “technology advisor.” Board member John Thompson will take over as chairman. Continue reading
Question/Comment: A few years back, I made a documentary about an Indian high-tech firm that was offering free Internet access to semi-literate slum children in Delhi, The Hole in the Wall. Now it turns out that project was the real-life … Continue reading
Bill and Melinda Gates, whose foundation seeks to address worldwide needs in areas including health and education, describe their initiatives and decision-making process.
The NewsHour’s Economics Correspondent Paul Solman reports on Apple Computer’s appointment of Google’s CEO to its board of directors. A technology expert then discusses the new ties between the computer giants. Continue reading
World health experts and community leaders gathered in Toronto for the 16th International AIDS Conference. Former NewsHour correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault, who attended the conference, discusses the ideas put forth. Continue reading