Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the Future Decoded conference in London on Nov. 10. The company hopes to create new social tools to increase productivity in and out of the workplace. Kevin Coombs/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella addresses the media during an event in New Delhi in September. This week, he was criticized for comments he made about women asking for raises. Adnan Abidi/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Two youngsters play in a Minecraft tournament Aug. 9 in Ascot, England. Miles Willis/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse hide caption

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Satya Nadella, who's reportedly in line to be Microsoft's next CEO. Stephen Brashear/AP hide caption

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A man walks past a Microsoft billboard featuring Windows XP in November 2001 in Beijing. Kevin Lee/Getty Images hide caption

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Those are the hands of David Bradley, an original member of the IBM PC team and the inventor of the control-alt-delete function, hitting the right keys. Bob Jordan /AP hide caption

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Nokia was the only large phone manufacturer in the world to commit to selling phones running Microsoft's operating system. Now Microsoft is buying Nokia's mobile phone business. Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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