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Microsoft's Next CEO: Who's on the Short List?

Microsoft's Next CEO: Who's on the Short List? | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Following the surprising immediate departure of Windows President Steven Sinofsky late last year, many are asking who will be CEO Steve Ballmer's successor.
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Crystal Ball-mer ...

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Ballmer trumpets Microsoft's 'epic year'

Ballmer trumpets Microsoft's 'epic year' | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer discusses new products and services, the state of the company and its future.

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Did Microsoft solve its perception issue this week?

Did Microsoft solve its perception issue this week? | Microsoft | Scoop.it

It's been claimed for years that Apple's taken Microsoft's throne as the tech giant companies want to emulate. But did Microsoft throw down the gauntlet this week with Surface and Windows Phone 8?

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That’s a Wrap: Microsoft 2012 CES Keynote Recap

That’s a Wrap: Microsoft 2012 CES Keynote Recap | Microsoft | Scoop.it

The best way to capture the flavor and fun from the keynote is to watch the replay, but for those looking for highlights, here is my “CliffsNotes” version of what we said and announced.

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Microsoft's Steve Ballmer is rated third-worst tech company CEO

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer is rated third-worst tech company CEO | Microsoft | Scoop.it

The criticism of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer just doesn't let up. He's just been rated the third worst CEO of more than 50 major tech companies by the site Glassdoor.com. Those ratings are based on what employees think of their CEOs, so there's clearly dissension in the Microsoft ranks.

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Ballmer says "Windows Era" everlasting

Ballmer says "Windows Era" everlasting | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer proclaimed an everlasting "Windows Era" as the software giant's board easily won re-election at an annual meeting of shareholders on Tuesday.

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Memo: Microsoft’s Ballmer finds an employee survey to love

Memo: Microsoft’s Ballmer finds an employee survey to love | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Anonymous third-party surveys of Microsoft employees don't always turn out so well for Steve Ballmer.

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Ballmer: 70% Of The Time, Google & Bing Are The Same, So Try Bing!

Ballmer: 70% Of The Time, Google & Bing Are The Same, So Try Bing! | Microsoft | Scoop.it

It’s perhaps one of the strangest product pitches I’ve heard.

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Steve Ballmer's Pitch For Windows 8: 'Touch! Touch! Touch!'

Steve Ballmer's Pitch For Windows 8: 'Touch! Touch! Touch!' | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Asked what business customers like about Microsoft's new Windows 8 operating system, CEO Steve Ballmer had a simple answer: "Touch! Touch! Touch!"

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As Microsoft retools, Ballmer has chance to rewrite his CEO legacy

As Microsoft retools, Ballmer has chance to rewrite his CEO legacy | Microsoft | Scoop.it

With Windows Phone 8 and the Surface tablet, Microsoft hopes to beat Apple and Google at their own game. Steve Ballmer's future may hinge on the outcome.

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Steve Ballmer Reboots

Steve Ballmer Reboots | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Cooler tech, more energy, higher profit—the Microsoft CEO is out to prove Steve Jobs wrong and make Redmond relevant again.

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Microsoft says goodbye to CES in style

Microsoft says goodbye to CES in style | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Tonight marked the final Microsoft keynote at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and Microsoft went out in style.

Featuring Windows 8, the tweet choir, two way TV, Kinect for Windows and more.

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Steve Ballmer's nightmare: How Microsoft's Business Actually Could Collapse

Steve Ballmer's nightmare: How Microsoft's Business Actually Could Collapse | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft has sales of more than $60 billion a year, annual profits approaching $20 billion, nearly $60 billion in cash, and is still growing sales around 10% per year.

But somehow, many people in Silicon Valley are convinced that Microsoft is going to collapse. Soon. Like in the next few years. This seems crazy.

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What to expect at Microsoft’s annual meeting this week

What to expect at Microsoft’s annual meeting this week | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft will hold its annual meeting of shareholders Tuesday morning in Bellevue, just down the road from its Redmond headquarters, providing investors an opportunity to hear directly from CEO Steve Ballmer and also to question Ballmer, Bill Gates, finance chief Peter Klein and legal boss Brad Smith.

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Former Microsoft exec Kai-Fu Lee writes about angry Ballmer, emotional Gates

Former Microsoft exec Kai-Fu Lee writes about angry Ballmer, emotional Gates | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Kai-Fu Lee, the former Microsoft exec whose jumping of ship to Google in 2005
prompted suit and countersuit between the two companies, is back with a book in
which he dishes about his former Redmond employer.

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