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 ...
10.10.2012 [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 …
17.10.2012 [Forbes] - For 14 of the last 15 years, Microsoft's CEO – first Bill Gates, and more recently Steve Ballmer – has been the opening keynoter as the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. But Microsoft last year announced that it would no longer participate
Steve Ballmer is a former director of Microsoft Corporation. He joined Microsoft in 1980 and was the company's first business manager. Ballmer retired as Chief Executive Officer on Feb. 4, 2014. Before becoming CEO in 2000, his roles at Microsoft included senior vice president of sales and support, senior vice president of ...
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 2000. Microsoft.com (2008-03-01) , his personal wealth is estimated at $15.7 billion, ranking him number 19 on the Forbes 400.
22.10.2012 [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
22.10.2012 [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
21.10.2012 [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
21.10.2012 [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
21.10.2012 [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
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, 2017. Today's Stories Facebook launches ...
... 2014 • CEO Steve Ballmer announced last summer that he would be retiring. The search for a successor may be coming to an end. News outlets report that one of Microsoft's executive vice presidents is in line to take over. There's also word that co-founder Bill Gates may be replaced as chairman of the company's board.
18.10.2012 [CNNMoney] - That's why some investors are growing increasingly impatient with the company's strategy and Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer. Microsoft's latest earnings came out after the closing bell Thursday. The company did not report blockbuster numbers.
17.10.2012 [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
19.10.2012 [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
10.10.2012 [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
09.10.2012 [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
10.10.2012 [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
10.10.2012 [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
11.10.2012 [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
11.10.2012 [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
10.10.2012 [Toronto Star] - In the wake of a board move to trim his 2012 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
10.10.2012 [Television Week (blog)] - In the just released 2012 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
09.10.2012 [GeekWire] - Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been dinged by the company's board for Microsoft's failure to comply with a European antitrust settlement, receiving less than his target bonus for 2012, according to documents made public by the company this afternoon.
17.10.2012 [DailyFinance] - One of the biggest and most important unknowns regarding Microsoft's (NAS: MSFT) upcoming Surface tablet has been the device's pricing. Steve Ballmer didn't really help much when he said it could be anywhere from $300 to $800. He might as well have
10.10.2012 [The Droid Guy] - Microsoft has officially become a devices and service company as stated by the company's Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer in his letter to the shareholders last Tuesday. Ballmer, who assumed the top executive post for one of the world's biggest
10.10.2012 [BGR] - If Steve Ballmer seems a little less frantic and energetic lately, there's a good reason for it: Microsoft (MSFT) missteps have cost him a healthy chunk of his bonus. According to Reuters, Microsoft's CEO saw his bonus cut by 9% year-over-year “for
10.10.2012 [Fox Business] - SEATTLE – Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has signaled a new direction for the world's largest software company, pointing to hardware and online services as its future, taking a page from long-time rival Apple Inc (AAPL). Ballmer's
09.10.2012 [GeekWire] - In his annual letter to shareholders, made public today, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer makes it official, declaring that the company now views itself as a “devices and services company.” Among other things, the letter makes it clear that the Microsoft
Saturday, February 24 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Bill James Room. Former Microsoft CEO and Los Angeles Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer is a leading thinker across business, technology, sports, and now public policy. Nate Silver is a leading statistician and has pioneered data-driven approaches to storytelling across a range of ...
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been working on a secret project over the last three years, and it made its debut on Tuesday. Ballmer along with a team of professors and economists on Tuesday released USAFacts, a database that catalogs and analyzes how federal, state, and local governments ...