Will Steve Ballmer be a good LA Clippers leader?

Adam Hartung

Anyone who reads my column knows I've been no fan of Steve Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft.  On multiple occasions I chastised him ....

3 June, 2014

Why Microsoft is still speculative

Adam Hartung

"Hope springs eternal in the human breast" (Alexander Pope) As it does for most investors.  People do not like to accept the ....

2 April, 2014

When CEOs should let it be

Michael Jarrett

There is a time limit on CEO effectiveness. It's better to quit while you're ahead. Let It Be, The London Savoy Theatre's hit ....

15 November, 2013

Ballmer goes out punching at last Microsoft employee meeting


Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer took his farewell bow before thousands of applauding employees on Thursday with ....

27 September, 2013

Microsoft investors look to bring turnaround CEO after Ballmer; Ford's Mulally, CSC's Lawrie on shortlist


At least three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft Corp want a turnaround expert to succeed Steve Ballmer as chief executive ....

10 September, 2013

Microsoft's $7.2B Nokia mistake

Adam Hartung

Just over a week after Microsoft announces plans to replace CEO Steve Ballmer the company announced it .  For those looking ....

5 September, 2013

Two India-born execs could be in fray to take over as next Microsoft CEO


Microsoft Corp has set up a special committee to find a new chief executive after Steve Ballmer announced his retirement on Friday. The ....

26 August, 2013

Ballmer resigning - Next?

Adam Hartung

Steve Ballmer announced he would be retiring as CEO of Microsoft within the next 12 months.  This extended timing, rather ....

24 August, 2013

Microsoft CEO Ballmer to retire within 12 months


Microsoft Corp said on Friday that Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer would retire within the next 12 months, once it has ....

23 August, 2013

Microsoft profit misses as Surface tablets languish; shares drop


Microsoft Corp on Thursday reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings as slow personal computer sales ate into its Windows ....

19 July, 2013

Microsoft aims to power mobile effort in major overhaul


Microsoft Corp launched its biggest internal overhaul in five years to streamline the development of products from Windows to ....

12 July, 2013

Microsoft reorganization - Crafty or confusing?

Adam Hartung

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer appears to be planning a major reorganization. The apparent objective is to help the company move ....

6 June, 2013

A whole new Ballmer game

Richard Waters,

When Steve Ballmer is having fun, everybody knows it. It's not just the famously booming voice and sweatily energetic public performances. ....

20 November, 2012

Microsoft unveils new version of Office; Focuses on Cloud, touchscreen devices

Anand Rai

Microsoft has unveiled the customer preview of Microsoft Office 2013, the IT giant's latest Office offering. This will be the ....

17 July, 2012

MS Office 365 To Launch In June: Steve Ballmer

Preethi J

Microsoft's cloud based productivity suite Microsoft Office 365, will launch this month. Office 365 combines Office Web Apps, ....

6 June, 2011