Tag Archives: steve ballmer
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.
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 | 20:44 BST
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said during his keynote at BUILD today in California, that there have already been over 500,000 downloads for the Windows 8 developer preview which launched yesterday evening. The preview comes with the new interface, better desktop performance, and a new interface for tablets called Metro. MS also confirmed yesterday Xbox Live would be included with W8, with more details to be announced at a later date. The Windows 8 developer preview can be downloaded here. Thanks, Newowin.
Tue, Jul 12, 2011 | 22:03 BST
Reports that Microsoft is set to launch a brand new Xbox Music service are “inaccurate,” the company has told VG247.
Thu, Jul 07, 2011 | 13:35 BST
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be delivering the pre-show keynote at CES, which is scheduled for January 10-13 in Las Vegas.
Wed, May 11, 2011 | 19:14 BST
Mon, Jan 17, 2011 | 11:53 GMT
Fri, Jan 07, 2011 | 20:42 GMT
Jose Pinero, Microsoft’s senior director of PR for Entertainment Services, has said the company will do well to meet the demand for Kinect at retail for the next two months.
Fri, Jan 07, 2011 | 21:49 GMT
Microsoft head honcho Steve Ballmer has hinted that Windows PCs may get Kinect support in the future.
Thu, Jan 06, 2011 | 09:54 GMT
Tue, Oct 26, 2010 | 13:29 BST
Tue, Oct 05, 2010 | 19:51 BST
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is so excited over Kinect, he’s declared the motion sensor to be the “next generation of the Xbox 360″.
Tue, May 25, 2010 | 20:59 BST
Microsoft has issued a formal statement regarding the departures of Robbie Bach and J Allard, along with the transition plan for Don Mattrick and Andy Lees – who will now report to CEO Steve Ballmer.
Wed, Apr 28, 2010 | 07:10 BST
Here it comes. Microsoft super-boss Steve Ballmer’s playing hard-sell with Natal on a current tour of South America, pegging the motion-sensing system as one of the firm’s biggest deals in 2010.
Sat, Mar 06, 2010 | 18:23 GMT
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been chatting again, and you know what that means – speculative Xbox 360 talk.
This time, it has to do with new forms of the console, along with changing price points.
Thu, Jan 07, 2010 | 08:48 GMT