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Did Build conference usher in a change of the guard at Microsoft?

September 16, 2011 | 1

First it was Bill Gates, then it was Steve Ballmer, and now following the Build conference; which ends today, I am wondering if we are seeing the arrival of the new guard at Microsoft. As I noted in my Welcome to the new Microsoft post on the first day of Build when Windows 8 was shown [...]Read More

Slimy move by Skype taints Microsoft purchase

June 20, 2011 | 1

The only reason that this little bit of corporate backstabbing is getting any serious press is probably due to the fact that Microsoft is buying the company; but regardless this move by Skype to lessen the top level executive payouts from the purchase is just slimy. I am referring of course to the news that [...]Read More

Daily Brief – Tiles Gone Wild

February 24, 2011 | 1

Today’s show title is with a big nod of the head to Mary Jo Foley who had a post up today titled Tiles Go Wild at Microsoft, which we reference in the show. Read More

Microsoft names new head of business division

February 9, 2011 | 1

The past week or so there’s been a lot of talk about a rumored upcoming shuffle on the executive level at Microsoft as we have seen a rather large exodus recently of various Microsoft executives. Part of the rumor is that Ballmer will be filling as many of the existing empty slots, as well as [...]Read More

Daily Brief – The Geeks Are Back In Charge

February 8, 2011 | 2

It was day of all over the place news when it came to Microsoft today with a couple of PSA’s to start off the show with. From there we bounced all over the place with us looking at the rumor of an upcoming executive shuffle at Microsoft and what it could portend. Download audio Show [...]Read More

Could we see some surprises in Ballmer’s upcoming executive shuffle?

February 7, 2011 |

So, old Steve ‘Baldy’ Ballmer is making some changes at the top; or at least according to some “people in the know” that is the case says Bloomberg Businessweek. This of course has Microsoft watchers out in full force wondering what, if anything, is going to be going on in the gilded halls of Redmond. Now [...]Read More

A pissing match in the Microsoft boardroom – pass the popcorn

January 11, 2011 |

The last couple of days has seen a number of posts in the tech blogosphere letting us all know that Bob Muglia, President of Server and Business Tools at Microsoft, has decided; in his words, “I’m moving on to new opportunities outside of Microsoft”. Much of the press around the news has, for the most [...]Read More