Let it go, eh? Nah, not happening. Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO, has made few headlines since he left the company, but whenever he gives an interview, it’s a bit of an event. After all, the man spent nearly 34 years at the software titan. Not to mention that he’s the largest individual shareholder of...

Everyone has a breaking point, I guess. Microsoft employees usually have an easygoing attitude with whatever top level changes the company goes through. Usually. But it appears that their feelings are mixed regarding the ongoing reorganization. Former CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the companywide restructuring...

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 is. However, there has been no shortage of rumors that both men have floated apart over the past few years. Some even pinned this as the...

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 a given from him. Unlike his predecessor, Steve Ballmer, for instance. The former Microsoft CEO thought of the open source Linux...

No big secret that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has put consumers at core of everything the company does. And now he is putting into motion some future plans for Redmond. In a new interview, the company chief said that he wants Microsoft to be loved by users. Which is to say, the guy wants to change the perception...

Satya Nadella made a bit of a faux pas, a gaffe of sorts when at the Grace Hopper Celebration where he spoke on the topic of gender pay gap and how big companies are working to close it. His answer however was rather poorly worded, where it was felt that he implied that even if women are making less than men,...

Splitting up seems to be all the rage at the moment. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off a companywide reorganization plan last year and asked for a new approach. A new approach that puts the focus on devices and services. His successor, Satya Nadella wants the company to become a mobile first, cloud...

It’s not often one gets statements like this straight from the top, but I guess, unfounded rumors have their effects. Even the Surface lineup can feel the negative perceptions from hit or miss sources. Case in point this recent story from a dubious source. This report claimed that Redmond was planning to cease...

Nothing new that we’ve not heard before, but it still is good to hear it from the higher ups. Office 365, Microsoft’s CEO says, is their most strategic API. And with good reasons too. Profits are not what they once were for the Windows division, owing to slow down in acceptance of the modern versions of the...

Stephen Elop had a pretty thankless job when he took charge of Nokia as CEO. His association with Microsoft and the decision of adopting Windows Phone 7 however made it even more thankless. Technology circles started calling him a Trojan horse. However, a new book written by two Finnish journalists paints the...