Steve Ballmer is defending his deeply-underwater investment in Twitter (TWTR - Get Report) once again, and the microblogging platform's shares seem to be getting a boost from them. Nothing that the former Microsoft CEO said about Twitter this time around is especially controversial, but the devil lies in ...
[Business Insider] - SEATTLE, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer got a lower bonus than last year's, partly for flat sales of Windows and his failure to ensure that the company provided a choice of browser to some European customers. Ballmer
Record-setting bid for L.A. Clippers may offer bounce for other NBA teams. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to pay a record $2 billion to buy the Los Angeles Clippers from Shelly Sterling, wife of disgraced owner Donald Sterling, who was banned from the league for making racist comments. The deal …
Steve Ballmer is a former director of Microsoft Corporation. He joined Microsoft in and was the company's first business manager. Ballmer retired as Chief Executive Officer on Feb. 4, Before becoming CEO in 2000, his roles at Microsoft included senior vice president of sales and support, senior vice president of ...
USAFacts was inspired by a conversation Steve Ballmer had with his wife, Connie. She wanted him to get more involved in philanthropic work. He thought it made sense to first find out what government does with the money it raises. Where does the money come from and where is it spent? Whom does it serve? And most ...
Steven Anthony "Steve" Ballmer (born March 24, 1956) is an American businessman who currently serves as the CEO of Microsoft, having held that post since January Microsoft.com ( ) , his personal wealth is estimated at $15.7 billion, ranking him number 19 on the Forbes 400.
Today, Connie and Steve Ballmer, co-founders of Ballmer Group, announced a major investment in the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network. The announcement was made at the conclusion of Steve Ballmer's morning plenary remarks in front of more than 400 community leaders representing local ...
[WPTV] - Microsoft has high expectations: CEO Steve Ballmer said in July that he expects Windows 8 to kick off "the most epic year in Microsoft's history." Steve Sinofsky, Microsoft's Windows chief and heir apparent to Ballmer, speaks of "reimagining Windows
[Imperial Valley News] - CEO Steve Ballmer announced the milestone during a special town hall event at the Microsoft Redmond campus, which included Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and Washington State Gov. Chris Gregoire. “Today, I'm thrilled to announce that since our
[The Age] - Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer comments on the Windows 8 operating system, which launches on October 26. Photo: Damian Dovarganes. Surface is Microsoft's latest weapon in mobile-device battle · Windows 8: more than just a touch-up
[The Seattle Times] - Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has described Windows 8 as one of the most significant debuts in the company's history, and characterized as epic the year of product releases and updates that Windows 8's arrival heralds. By Janet I. Tu. Seattle Times
[The Age] - Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer comments on the Windows 8 operating system, which launches October 26. Photo: Damian Dovarganes. Surface is Microsoft's latest weapon in mobile-device battle · Early look at Windows 8 baffles consumers · It's Windows, but
Jeśli uważacie, że jest to przyszłość telewizji, to oczywiście kosztuje 1,6 mld dolarów. Jeśli myślicie, że to coś innego, napiszcie, że to nie jest wiele warte. - Opis: o zakupie YouTube przez Google. - Źródło: „Forum”, 23 października 2006
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took the stage at Code Conference on Tuesday and talked about why he owns a large position in Twitter. At one point Ballmer owned 4 percent of the company, but he... Crunch Report | Facebook Launches Camera Effects Platform. Apr 18, Today's Stories Facebook launches ...
[Unwired View] - After reviewing everything Microsoft has revealed about the Surface, I do hope Steve Ballmer called up Tim Cook and offered a personal thanks. Why? Because the Surface looks, yes, exactly like the iPad. And that keyboard cover looks exactly like the
[DailyFinance] - Steve Ballmer took home less cash compensation this year, while overall he remains modestly paid relative to CEOs of other tech giants. This is largely due to his long-standing request that he receive no equity compensation -- he already has plenty of
[GeekWire] - REDMOND, WASH. — Before he began another exciting week running Microsoft, a young Bill Gates sat down at a Sunday evening dinner with the folks and heard a question from his mother. “When are you going to get involved in giving?” Mary Gates asked
[DailyFinance] - About an hour after market close last night, Microsoft (NAS: MSFT) issued a press release announcing changes to its board of directors. And that would be routine, expect for the man leaving: Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix (NAS: NFLX) and a director
[The Verge] - Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has hinted at Microsoft's shift towards a devices and services company previously, but this year's letter to shareholders spells it out very clearly. Microsoft is only days away from releasing a major hardware product, the
[24/7 Wall St.] - (NASDAQ: MSFT) has centered around the cut in CEO Steve Ballmer's bonus, which to some extent was due to ongoing losses in the company's online operations. A bit less prominent in the news are Ballmer's comments in the annual report of the world's
[Register] - Steve Ballmer is eyeing up an Apple-style future for Microsoft of device manufacture and support, just as he's been personally dinged for underperforming in one of the company's cash cows: Windows. Microsoft's chief executive has evangelised devices as
[Visual Studio Magazine] - Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, acknowledging the obvious, says his company has moved beyond software only. Although Microsoft has made hardware and devices for years, never has it taken the major steps it will take this year, with mobile devices leading
[Register] - Open ... and Shut Citing "slower than planned progress" at Microsoft's online services division and a 3 per cent decline in Windows revenue, Microsoft's board cut chief executive Steve Ballmer's pay to 91 per cent of his plan, or $1.3m. But that's the
[Betabeat] - If you can set aside the bajillions of dollars you have and the fact that you're treated like royalty wherever you go, being a Google chairman is just plain tough. The worst part of the gig isn't grappling with privacy issues or patent suits, but
[Toronto Star] - In the wake of a board move to trim his bonus, Microsoft Corp. chief executive Steve Ballmer says he is charting a new course that will see the company build more of its own hardware to work with the ubiquitous Windows software. In his annual open
[Television Week (blog)] - In the just released annual report by Microsoft, company CEO Steve Ballmer tells shareholders that they must recognize "a fundamental shift under way in our business." Ballmer's letter to shareholders contiues, "The full value of our software will