Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Bids Tearful Farewell [Video]
September 29th, 2013

After 33 years of brilliant work, the Microsoft CEO finally leaves the company.

CEO Ballmer to Retire Within 12 Months as Microsoft Sruggles to Modernize
August 23rd, 2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will retire within the next 12 months, depending on when a replacement is found, the company announced early Friday.

HTC Reportedly Planning to Launch Two Windows 8 Tablets
December 21st, 2012

HTC plans to make tablets based on the Windows operating system, giving Microsoft another ally in its challenge to Apple and Google in the $63.2 billion market, people familiar with the matter said.

Microsoft Buys and Licenses AOL Patents in $1 Billion Deal
April 10th, 2012

AOL announced Monday that it is selling more than 800 patents in a deal worth $1.06bn (£668m).

Microsoft is Said to Pay Nokia Over $1 Billion in Windows Phone Deal
March 8th, 2011

Nokia’s jaw-dropping decision to adopt Windows Phone 7 as its handset operating system was juiced by an equally jaw-dropping payout from Microsoft of over $1 Billion.

Nokia And Microsoft Finally Announce Strategic Partnership
February 11th, 2011

Nokia and Microsoft today announced plans to form a broad strategic partnership that would use their complementary strengths and expertise to create a new global mobile ecosystem.

Microsoft Tablets ‘Out by Christmas’, Promises CEO Steve Ballmer
October 5th, 2010

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s chief executive, has confirmed that tablet-style computers running the Windows operating system will available by Christmas.

Competing With The Apple iPad Is Our Top Priority, Says Microsoft
July 30th, 2010

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s chief executive, said the company was working on a tablet computer to rival Apple’s iPad