The President of Windows Steven Sinofsky Is Leaving Microsoft

In another big shake up of powerful tech executives, Steven Sinofsky, the President of the Windows Division at Microsoft, is out. AllThingsD is reporting that Sinofsky is leaving amidst "growing tension between Sinofsky and other top executives". He was once seen as the heir apparent at Microsoft, someone who could … »11/12/12 8:36pm11/12/12 8:36pm

Steve Ballmer: Surface Sales Are "Modest," But Wait for Surface Pro

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is an able champion for his brand, but even he couldn't muster up much enthusiasm over sales of his Surface RT tablet in a recent interview with a French newspaper. Unless something was seriously lost in translation, sales of Microsoft's slate have been "modest" so far—but just you wait… »11/12/12 9:16am11/12/12 9:16am

Translating Steve Ballmer's Letter to Microsoft Into Real Talk

Steve Ballmer just wrote a letter to Microsoft shareholders about the future of Microsoft and to update them on how much money they're printing with Office and the Enterprise market. The letter is mostly a bore fest but Ballmer points Microsoft's future towards devices. Meaning, Microsoft believes in making actual … »10/09/12 9:20pm10/09/12 9:20pm

Steve Ballmer Suggests That Surface Isn't Going to Try to Beat Anyone on Price

We're well into tablet season with the release of the new Kindles and the almost certain release of the iPad Mini next month, but Microsoft's Surface is in the game too, though we know quite little about it. In an interview with the Seattle Times, CEO Steve Ballmer was kind enough to mention the "sweet spot" for… »9/16/12 9:00am9/16/12 9:00am