Posts Tagged ‘Steve Balmer’

September 30th, 2013 - 11:27 pm § in Misc.

Applesauce: Why Apple’s Pads Can’t Hack It


September 21st, 2013 - 1:03 pm § in Misc.

Balmer Blues: He apologizes for a huge ‘F up!

Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer is finally admitting what everyone has been thinking: Microsoft made a huge mistake with the Surface RT tablet.  Huff Post “We built a few more devices than we could sell,” Ballmer reportedly said. Balmer is utterly missing the boat.  MS did not build too m[...]

September 16th, 2013 - 8:23 am § in The Ave Scene

Is Mulally the new Microsoft CEO?

    From AUTOCAR   Ford CEO Alan Mulally may step down earlier than expected, according to reports from Reuters this morning. Mulally was originally expected to remain as Ford Chief Executive unt[...]

July 25th, 2013 - 12:19 pm § in The Ave Scene

Google HUGELY One Ups Apple, Leaves Balmer in the Blues

Read about Google’s new $35 dollar device.  This is a killer app for Google .. they may take over your living room … access to TV over the web, simple plug in device! The only trouble?  GETTING ONE.  At this price everyone is sold out … Amazon., Best Buy, and the Google store li[...]

June 5th, 2013 - 12:23 pm § in Misc.

FINALLY … a real ad for the Surface!


June 1st, 2013 - 9:10 am § in The Ave Scene

Balmer’s Blues: competing with 24 hr fitness is hard!

Team-less in Seattle: Kings to stay in Sacramento The Maloof brothers have agreed to sell a majority stake Kings to a Sacramento-based group just a day after rejecting an offer that would have relocated the franchise to Seattle. The new ownership group is headed by a software billionaire, Vivek Ran[...]

May 5th, 2013 - 9:39 am § in Misc.

After the failed second coming of the Sonics, what can Mr. Balmer do to feed his sports niche?

The Seattle Derby? After the failure to get the NBA to move a basketball team from Sacramento to Seattle, how is Steve Balmer to rescue his zillionaire claim to the ultimate perk .. his own sports team? As we celebrate the Kentucky Derby, I have an idea. The trick for anyone wanting to buy a [&helli[...]

February 1st, 2013 - 12:45 pm § in The Ave Scene

More bad Steve Balmer Stuff

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer is not the right leader for the world’s largest software company but holds his grip on it by systematically forcing out any rising manager who challenges his authority, claims a former senior executive who has written a book about [...]

January 30th, 2013 - 7:28 am § in Misc.

Applesauce: Cox and Balmer

Yesterday morning, Apple unveiled its latest iPad — a sort of ho hum competitor for Microsoft’s Surface Pro .. being released later this week — four days from now. So Mr. Cox is not doing the Jobs act .., no stagecraft this time.  While Mr, Balmer is making his bet that MS can mak[...]

January 24th, 2013 - 9:26 am § in Misc.

BALMER: Not good news for the Surface

Microsoft’s Surface tablet has been on the market for nearly three months. So far, not so good. Brent Thill, an analyst at UBS Investment Research, estimates that Microsoft sold just one million Surface tablets in the fourth quarter — half his original estimate of two million. Some other analyst[...]