Tag: Steve Ballmer
Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, No Longer The Best Of Friends?

Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, No Longer The Best Of Friends?

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The Microsoft story is never complete without a mention of the friendship that co-founder Bill Gates enjoyed with recently retired CEO Steve Ballmer over the decades. It never ...

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Microsoft Loves Linux, Says Satya Nadella

Microsoft Loves Linux, Says Satya Nadella

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New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is an interesting character. All his public appearances are remarkably well conducted, almost all of them. And noteworthy comments are pretty much ...

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Steve Ballmer Wrote The First Blue Screen Of Death Text

Steve Ballmer Wrote The First Blue Screen Of Death Text

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Yes, the one and only. The Blue Screen of Death, also known as BSOD, is as much a Windows trademark, as the Start Button, Start Menu, and more recently, the Start Screen. ...

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Week In Review (Aug 18 – Aug 22)

Week In Review (Aug 18 – Aug 22)

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After the comparative lull of the week before, things kicked into high gear during this particular timespan. Most of the positive action was reserved for the Windows Phone front, ...

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Ballmer Era At Microsoft Has Come To An End, Analyst Pleased

Ballmer Era At Microsoft Has Come To An End, Analyst Pleased

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Which is saying something, because the former CEO had been at the company for some 34 odd years. Regardless, the Ballmer Era is now behind us, surely. Unless, of course, good ...

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Read Steve Ballmer’s Final Letter As Board Member

Read Steve Ballmer’s Final Letter As Board Member

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To Satya Nadella, of course. And the CEO has responded in kind. Former Microsoft head Steve Ballmer made a somewhat expected to retire from the company’s board of directors. ...

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Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Completely, Steps Down As Board Member

Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Completely, Steps Down As Board Member

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Breaking news. Heartbreaking news, for some. Former CEO Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft completely, and has just announced his decision to step down as board member. He is ...

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Steve Ballmer Takes The ALS Challenge, Trio Now Complete

Steve Ballmer Takes The ALS Challenge, Trio Now Complete

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All three Microsoft CEOs, former and current, have now taken the ALS ice bucket challenge, with Steve Ballmer becoming the latest addition to this exclusive list of three. He ...

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Nadella Is Cleaning Up Ballmer’s Mess, Says Analyst

Nadella Is Cleaning Up Ballmer’s Mess, Says Analyst

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It was about time someone shot it straight. While Steve Ballmer’s reign had its fair share of ups, the way the former Microsoft CEO conducted business during his final few years, ...

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New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Starts Winning Respect

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Starts Winning Respect

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Outsiders may not notice, but there is a relative air of calmness surrounding Redmond, even with the massive departure of employees in pretty much all company divisions. Satya ...

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Is Nadella Moving Away From Ballmer’s Devices And Services Model?

Is Nadella Moving Away From Ballmer’s Devices And Services Model?

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Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s new CEO, published his open letter as an email to employees earlier today, in which he shared some insights about the company’s strategy for the fiscal ...

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Week In Review (May 4 – May 9)

Week In Review (May 4 – May 9)

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There are good weeks and there are bad weeks. This one was a very good one. The folks over at the game development side of Redmond stayed busy, releasing a couple of really nice ...

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Steve Ballmer Is Now The Largest Microsoft Shareholder

Steve Ballmer Is Now The Largest Microsoft Shareholder

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Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer and Paul Allen are three individuals in possession of the most Microsoft shares, but now an expected little shuffle at the very top has just been ...

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Week In Review (Apr 14 – Apr 18)

Week In Review (Apr 14 – Apr 18)

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Normalcy resumed after the dizzying highs of the past few weeks in the world of Microsoft. The biggest news, obviously, being the release of Windows Phone 8.1, at least for users ...

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Fake Steve Ballmer Twitter Account Gets Instantly Zapped

Fake Steve Ballmer Twitter Account Gets Instantly Zapped

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Big old Steve. Even when he is out of his position at the very top of the technology world, he is in the news. This time, however, with no magic of his own. Well mostly. You ...

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