Tag Archive: Steve Ballmer

Oct 24 2008

Windows to go cloudy?

According to an article by Richard Waters in the Financial Times (Microsoft looks to cloud to open new windows – registration may be required), Microsoft may finally be ready to take a big leap into the world of cloud computing. He says the wraps are set to be taken off at a conference that the …

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Oct 06 2008

Microsoft in cloud cuckoo land

I enjoyed John Naughton’s demolition of other journalists’ slavish reporting of Microsoft in yesterday’s Observer (see Slavish reporters join Microsoft in cloud cuckoo land). Some of the reporting he ridiculed as “hooey”, including Steve Ballmer’s assertion that Microsoft was somehow a ‘David’ compared to Google’s ‘Goliath’. As reported elsewhere (eg: ZDnet), Ballmer, during his brief …

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