Well he is almost near retirement age, anyway! Former Microsoft CEO of 13 years, Steve Ballmer, was officially replaced by a new face, Satya Nadella, last month. However, he has remained with the company as a director. But now there is a chance of him leaving Redmond completely, and surprising as it may sound, the man...

It is amazing just how quickly perspective changes when one has more time to reflect. Steve Ballmer is no longer the CEO of Microsoft, but while in charge he was often criticized for the decisions he made. He was even criticized for the decisions he did not make — they were almost as deadly. This mix of decisions and...

Today belongs to Satya Nadella. Much has been said and written about Microsoft’s new CEO, much will be said and written in the coming days. But this is another important day for another man. Microsoft’s 30th employee finished his tenure at the company after 34 incredible years. No less than 13 of these were at the...

Yaay! It’s a done deal. Microsoft have just announced that Satya Nadella is their new CEO. That official statement from Microsoft: REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 4, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors...

Let’s start the new week with some heartfelt news. While Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is readying himself to be more involved with the company he so passionately built over the years, it appears something else is also cooking in the Redmond offices. More specifically, current CEO Steve Ballmer and a few other...

Unless you’ve been living under a very big, wi-fi resistant rock, you know that Microsoft has been in the market looking for a CEO. There have been many names bandied around and it’s been a very public, almost caricaturist process. The press has had a field day speculating about which CEO from another company would...

I’m a big fan of Mary Jo Foley. I think she is one of the best technology reporters out there and does excellent work very consistently. I found this interview online that she did with Steve Ballmer as his “final exit” interview with Microsoft. As we move toward a new year in 2014, I think that her discussion with mr....

Redmond continues its search for a new CEO and contrary to some reports on the matter, the software titan wants to take its sweet time in naming one. We can now expect a new name early next year, instead of later this week. But while several potential candidates are said to be in the running for the vacant seat,...

Way to drive home the point, Steve! In a bit of a surprise statement, outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer shared some insight into Microsoft’s transition to a devices and services concept. In an interview with Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet, Ballmer explained that nobody ever buys Windows. They buy Windows PCs. And it stands to reason...

When it comes to bosses, it’s best to know who you are working for and quick. Apparently this is what a majority of Microsoft’s workforce is thinking right now, as word is they want a new CEO named soon. Soon in this case being before the end of the year — in line with previous reports on the matter. Outgoing CEO...