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Steve Ballmer stepped down as CEO of Microsoft earlier this year. How does Steve Ballmer spend his time these days? As a tech billionaire, Ballmer could spend millions of dollars every year for the rest of his life without worrying about running out of money. Or, he could do what a lot of billionaires enjoy doing and buy a professional sports team. According to new reports from TMZ, thRead More
If you were to read tech headlines and guess Microsoft’s net worth, you might be inclined to think it was $0. Just about every tech headline these days seems to paint Microsoft in a bad light. Over the past year, we’ve seen headlines like: -“Xbox One spies on users and will require always-on internet connection” -“PC sales worsen for tenth straight quarter” -“Users confusRead More
It’s officially 2014, and that means everybody and their dog is making futuristic predictions about the industry. So what can we expect from the tech industry in 2014 and beyond? What big moves is Microsoft going to pull – if any? Today, we’re going to see if we can predict the future with our top predictions for this year: Windows 8.2 Windows 8 was bad. Windows 8.1 was slightly better.Read More
A few days ago we reported that Steve Ballmer’s time at Microsoft had come to an end. Now, it appears that Steve Ballmer is in a nostalgic mood, as he revealed a number of interesting facts about his time at Microsoft during an interview with longtime Microsoft reporter Mary Jo Foley. One of the facts that the tech community has jumped on is Steve Ballmer’s biggest regret. In an otherwise sRead More
Shocking news today from Redmond, Washington: Steve Ballmer is retiring. Ballmer sent out a letter to his employees stating his desire to retire within the next 12 months. Ballmer will retire when a successor is chosen. Ballmer, who joined Microsoft in 1980, was the company’s 30th employee. Today, Microsoft employs nearly 100,000 people around the world. The company was worth $7.5 million wheRead More