Items tagged with Steve Ballmer

It's being reported that a deal has been made to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer, 58, the former chief executive officer (CEO) of Microsoft. Shelly Sterling, estranged wife of... Read...
What's quickly becoming one of the worst kept secrets in Redmond is that Microsoft is planning to promote Satya Nadella to the position of Chief Executive Officer, provided the two sides can come to terms on a contract. Nadella was always a... Read...
The search for a new Chief Operating Officer (CEO) to replace outgoing chief Steve Ballmer at Microsoft continues in earnest, though there won't be a new person in charge in time for New Year's day. Board member John W. Thompson revealed in a blog... Read...
Now that Steve Ballmer has announced his impending retirement, Microsoft is in search mode as it looks to hire a replacement Chief Executive Officer. It's the biggest decision facing Microsoft right now, followed by what comes next after hiring a... Read...
As he's done every year since taking over for Bill Gates as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microsoft back in 2000, Steve Ballmer met with investors and analysts for an annual meeting. Having announced his impending retirement last month, this... Read...
Former Nokia chief Stephen Elop has emerged as the odds-on frontrunner to replace Steve Ballmer at Microsoft, and while that may very well come to fruition, there are other candidates worth... Read...
It remains to be seen what the history books will say about Steve Ballmer, the man who led Microsoft for the past 13 years after company co-founder Bill Gates entered into retirement. Now it's Ballmer who's retiring, and he's doing it at a time when... Read...
There's evidently only so much a man can take, and honestly, this shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone: with profits falling, the PC industry as a whole crumbling in the wake of tablet and smartphone supremacy, and Windows 8 falling short of most... Read...
Steve Ballmer, the outspoken and oft times animated CEO of Microsoft, might not always be the easiest boss to work for. It all depends on who you ask, and if you sit down for a spell with Joachim Kempin, who worked at Microsoft from 1983 to 2002 in... Read...
You would expect the head of Microsoft to ooze confidence when it comes to the company's Windows Phone platform, and you'd be right. Make no mistake, Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer wholeheartedly... Read...
In his annual letter to shareholders, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer indicated the company is headed in a new direction and will have a greater focus on hardware and online services in the future. "To... Read...
Show of hands, how many of you own a Windows Phone 7 device? Anyone? Truth be told, we didn't expect to see many hands, because everyone's enamored with Android and iOS. The numbers bear that out, and even Steve Ballmer can't ignore them, who admits... Read...
You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout or do anything else that will land you on Santa's 'Naughty' list this year. If you do, forget about finding a Windows 7-based slate stuffed into your oversized Christmas stocking this... Read...
It's already known that the Gates family is i-deprived, unable to get iPhones or iPods. It's also known that iPods aren't welcome on Microsoft's campus. Note to Microsoft employees: don't try to take a picture of CEO Steve Ballmer with an iPhone. It... Read...
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