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Head of Windows Steve Sinofsky Leaves Microsoft: What Does It Means For The Future Of Microsoft?

All is not well at Microsoft. Windows boss Steve Sinofsky – who has just presided over Microsoft’s launch of Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Microsoft’s new tablet Surface – has left Microsoft after 23 years of service to the company. His departure takes place with immediate effect and has been replaced by Julie Larson-Green, […]

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Microsoft Unveils Its iPad Killer Tablet Surface

At an invite-only press conference in Los Angeles last night Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the software giant’s answer to the iPad – called Surface – the two new Windows-based tablets are set to be released this Autumn.

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Weekly Microsoft Recap: Investor Demands Ballmer Ouster, Board Opposes

The week had been a pretty tough one for Microsoft head honcho Steve Ballmer. The week started off with David Einhorn demanding the CEO’s dismissal. David is a big shot hedge fund manager and holds about 9 million Microsoft shares. Though, this number roughly translates to mere 0.11 percent stake in the company, but the […]

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Microsoft’s Bing To Take Centre Stage On Blackberry’s

Microsoft and Blackberry have signed an agreement that will see Microsoft’s Bing search engine be the standard search engine on all future Blackberrry phones, similar to Google and the iPhone. The agreement was announced yesterday at the Blackberry World conference in Florida as CEO Steve Ballmer was invited to join the stage and announce the […]

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Why Windows Phone 7 is set for a UK release, Piracy in China, Businesses reluctance to connect: The Microsoft CEO lecture.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been saying some pretty interesting things in a Lecture to London School of Economics students including that “Piracy in China is twenty times worse than the UK and twelve times worse than in India and that, coupled with China’s growing economic power, makes him “nervous.” On another note, Ballmer also […]

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CES 2010: Steve Ballmer Unveils HP’s Windows 7 Slate Device

The rumours are questioned no more. As part of his opening keynote at CES 2010, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has revealed the HP slate, though “that’s not what it’s called.” Ballmer clarified that that Microsoft has dubbed the device as a slate to differentiate it from the pen-and-screen tool that Bill Gates showed off back […]

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