Steve Ballmer Archive

The IRS Files A Legal Complaint Against Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO has been out of the spotlight, at least as far as the technology world is concerned, but he has just made the news as the Internal Revenue Service has gone after

Week In Review (Nov 3 – Nov 7)

A steady week for Microsoft, save for one bombastic change of direction. The software titan unveiled the preview version of Office for Android tablets, while at the same time making the productivity suite free on all mobile

Steve Ballmer Plans To Hold Microsoft Stock For Ever

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

Microsoft Employees Irked By Regular Internal Changes

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

Week In Review (Oct 20 – Oct 24)

The momentum continues to shift towards Windows 10, with build 9860, the first ever refresh of the new operating system now out in public. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, meanwhile went on a bit of a press tour

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

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

Microsoft Loves Linux, Says Satya Nadella

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

Steve Ballmer Wrote The First Blue Screen Of Death Text

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. Currently it shows up whenever

Week In Review (Aug 18 – Aug 22)

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, but the biggest news by far was that

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

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 old Ballmer pushes for a seat