RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Steve Ballmer

A collection of news and information related to Steve Ballmer published by this site and its partners.

Top Steve Ballmer Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Rumored Microsoft CEO candidate gets promoted at Qualcomm

    Rumored Microsoft CEO candidate gets promoted at Qualcomm
    There appears to be no better way to get your current company to show just how much it loves you than by becoming the source of rumors that you're in the running to be the next CEO of Microsoft.  On Thursday came word via Bloomberg that Qualcomm Chief...
  • Ford CEO Mulally squelches rumors he is the next Microsoft chief

    Ford CEO Mulally squelches rumors he is the next Microsoft chief
    During a conference call detailing a third-quarter profit of $1.3 billion, Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Alan Mulally said Thursday he plans to continue running the automaker, ending rumors he will be the next CEO of Microsoft Corp. Mulally insisted...
  • Wacky viral video: Bill Gates as Austin Powers, Ballmer as Dr. Evil

    Wacky viral video: Bill Gates as Austin Powers, Ballmer as Dr. Evil
    Oh, behave, Microsoft. As the tech giant looks for a new chief executive to regain some mojo, a super-weird video of current CEO Steve Ballmer and previous CEO Bill Gates dressed up as characters from the Austin Powers movies is circulating on the...
  • Steve Ballmer exits final Microsoft company meeting in classic style

    Steve Ballmer exits final Microsoft company meeting in classic style
    Steve Ballmer is known for his outrageous keynote presentations, and at his final annual company meeting, the Microsoft chief executive made sure to deliver one more outrageous, teary-eyed speech.  Speaking to 13,000 Microsoft employees, Ballmer took...
  • Amazon explores possible new fast, uncongested wireless service

    Amazon explores possible new fast, uncongested wireless service
    Creating some competition for AT&T, Kindle-maker Amazon.com Inc. tried out a proposed new wireless service earlier this year, Bloomberg reported. With companies such as Amazon, Netflix and Google providing a growing array of data-hogging video services,...
  • Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's top 9 flops, from Tablet PC to Xbox One

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's top 9 flops, from Tablet PC to Xbox One
    Microsoft's tumultuous fall on the stock market during the last 13 years has largely been fueled by missteps in the consumer products market. Though Bill Gates had significant control until 2006, soon-departing Chief Executive Steve Ballmer ultimately...
  • Steve Ballmer's possible replacements: geeks, execs, sales gurus

    Steve Ballmer's possible replacements: geeks, execs, sales gurus
    To replace Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, a Microsoft search committee plans to sort through a thicket of internal and external candidates. Options include technology visionaries with engineering backgrounds, longtime executives at Microsoft and folks...
  • 'Patent trolls' live to sue -- but they only file 20% of patent suits

    'Patent trolls' live to sue -- but they only file 20% of patent suits
    One of Silicon Valley's favorite hobbies is complaining endlessly about the rise of "patent trolls" and how they're destroying innovation. And by patent troll, we mean a company that doesn't make anything but just owns a bunch of patents and uses them...
  • Tech Takeaway: Nokia's photo-centric Lumia 1020, Microsoft revamp

    Tech Takeaway: Nokia's photo-centric Lumia 1020, Microsoft revamp
    Nokia stole tech headlines Thursday with the unveiling of the Lumia 1020, a smartphone with a 41-megapixel sensor, while Microsoft announced a company restructuring. Nukia unveils Lumia 1020 The Lumia 1020 feature a 41-megapixel camera sensor, which...
  • 'Fast & Furious' to stay on top. Carey and Minaj exit 'Idol.'

    'Fast & Furious' to stay on top. Carey and Minaj exit 'Idol.'
    After the coffee. Before trying to enjoy the last day of May. The Skinny: You know you're getting old when the idea of getting yet another box to make watching TV and finding content online easy just sounds like a lot of work. Friday's headlines include...
  • Sacramento mayor directs offense in fight to retain NBA's Kings

    Sacramento mayor directs offense in fight to retain NBA's Kings
    SACRAMENTO — The most effective politician in Sacramento? There's no question. It's the mayor. Kevin Johnson — K.J. as he became known during his pro basketball playing days — is indisputably the right mayor at the right time. It's...