Microsoft kicked off the 2014 edition of the Worldwide Partner Conference a little while back, and COO Kevin Turner talked about the future path for the company, as well as the Windows platform. In fact, defining the scope of the next generation of Windows was the highlight of the keynote, and although Turner did not...

For many, the current Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft was not very likely to take things over from Steve Ballmer and become the next CEO of the company. Surely not with names like Alan Mulally and Stephen Elop in the mix. But according to a new report that cites undisclosed sources, the COO of Microsoft is now...

Well, I guess we know who the fifth musketeer is! The familiar old Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s chief operating officer, is reportedly a part of the company’s final shortlist of candidates. Reuters provided the latest update on the matter earlier this week, citing unnamed sources. The shortlist was said to be down to...

Do you remember when was the last time Microsoft provided such deep details of its company structure? Wait don’t answer that, because the company recently talked about this in depth at its financial analyst meet. As part of its financial analyst day yesterday, chief operating officer, Kevin Turner provided the...

It’s hard to be Microsoft. At one end the company is trying to pitch its modern operating systems like Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 to users, while at the same time it is trying to move them away from an ancient one in Windows XP. This remains a serious challenge for Redmond as only seven months remain before XP goes...

Only weeks remain before Windows 8.1 is officially launched, and Microsoft is talking big about its upcoming operating system at every opportunity it gets. The company has put a fair bit of effort on its upcoming OS — refining the core features and adding in a whole bunch of new ones. Enterprise is one area that has...

So all the Steve Ballmer bashing got me thinking the other day, if he just up and left, who would be the natural replacement for him? When you get past all the hateful rhetoric and some of the deep and fairly valid criticism, Mr. Ballmer’s job is a pretty extraordinary one and since he has done this job for so long, he...

Well you can’t say Microsoft don’t believe in what they’re doing. At the Worldwide Partner Conference earlier today, Microsoft’s chief operating officer, Kevin Turner told a crowd of the faithful the following: “Apple makes great hardware, the reality is in the OS we see things differently.” “We believe that...