Tag Archives: steve ballmer
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 12:04 GMT
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has said he is both “intrigued and interested” by incoming changes at the company, amid its search for a new CEO. His investment partner has revealed that Allen feels Xbox and Bing detract from the core business, following rumours that former Nokia boss Stephen Elop is prepared to trim some fat.
Fri, Nov 08, 2013 | 12:08 GMT
Microsoft’s hunt for Steve Ballmer’s CEO position is still up for grabs, but sources close to the matter have apparently said that former Nokia boss Stephen Elop is formulating his plans ahead of joining the company. Whether or not he’ll get the CEO position remains to be seen however.
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 | 09:30 GMT
Microsoft’s search for Steve Ballmer’s replacement as company CEO has been narrowed to just four candidates, according to a report from Reuters.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 | 15:29 BST
Microsoft’s search for Steve Ballmer’s eventual replacement is ongoing as you read this. The company is expected to name a new CEO before the year is through, according to a new report.
Wed, Oct 02, 2013 | 09:45 BST
Microsoft’s key shareholders are keen to see Bill Gates follow Steve Ballmer into retirement, according to new reports.
Fri, Sep 27, 2013 | 08:32 BST
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 | 11:56 BST
Microsoft is said to be creating a Halo-themed Cortana app that will offer voice control input on Windows Phone, challenge iPhone’s Siri format, reports claim.
Sat, Aug 24, 2013 | 21:04 BST
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has announced he will be retiring within one year, during which he will be overseeing the choice of his successor.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 08:22 BST
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has reorganized the company, and has appointed Windows chief Julie Larson-Green as head of Xbox Hardware, formerly headed up by Don Mattrick.
Tue, Jul 09, 2013 | 18:46 BST
Wed, Jul 03, 2013 | 20:23 BST
Windows chief Julie Larson-Green is said to be in the frame to head up Microsoft’s hardware division following Don Matrrick’s departure for Zynga. Sources inside the company have claimed that Steve Ballmer is poised to reshuffle his executives into new roles imminently.
Mon, Jul 01, 2013 | 23:01 BST
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 23:19 BST
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is said to have made a trip to Hollywood in order to woo a handful of TV executives.
Mon, Jun 03, 2013 | 15:30 BST
Microsoft is believed to be preparing for a major restructure that will see it shift focus to devices and services.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 09:40 GMT
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been painted as a formidable force at the top of the company’s executive ladder, who would oust up-and-coming employees he feared would challenge his position of power. That’s the claim of former Microsoft exec Joachim Kempin, who has called for Ballmer’s resignation in order to see Microsoft’s revival, and has discussed Ballmer’s supposedly aggressive survival tactics in a new book.
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 | 10:47 GMT
Windows boss Steve Sinofsky has left Microsoft just days after the launch of Surface and Windows 8. Sinofsky’s departure is effective immediately, bringing a sudden end to his 23 years at the corporation.
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 | 11:49 GMT
Microsoft is rumoured to be entering the smartphone race against Apple and other manufacturers, according to the claims of recent sources.
Wed, May 16, 2012 | 22:31 BST
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 | 11:55 GMT
Next Xbox announced! Not. All the details on Microsoft’s CES keynote: 66 million Xbox 360s sold and 44 million Xbox Live subscriptions, plus the debut of “two-way TV” and Metro-everything.
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 | 22:32 BST
Xbox Live TV is still in the planning stages and will release sometime in 2011, according to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.