Steve Ballmer: The Uncut Interview

Most of you may not have 16 minutes to spare on this, and probably don't care anyway, but I promised to post the full video, if only so you can understand the context of our five highlighted segments. » 10/26/09 3:30am 10/26/09 3:30am

Ballmer Optimistic About Win 7, But Says Vista Is "Very Popular"

As you know, I sat down with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to chat about all of his projects this year. Windows 7 was obviously the biggie, so we talked about it and its less beloved predecessor. » 10/22/09 10:00pm 10/22/09 10:00pm

Ballmer on Those Crazy Ballmer YouTube Videos

This is the one you've waited for, where I get Steve to talk about his animalistic YouTube persona. But how do you ask calm collected Steve about crazy sweaty Steve? Very carefully. » 10/22/09 3:45pm 10/22/09 3:45pm

Ballmer on Zune: Sometimes You Get It Right The Third Time?

Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer defended notorious products like Windows Vista and Windows Mobile throughout our interview, but when it came to Zune, he did seem to admit that Zune HD nailed what previous Zunes simply couldn't. » 10/22/09 1:40pm 10/22/09 1:40pm

Ballmer on the Smartphone Race: "It Doesn't Matter What the Critics Say"

In this segment of my exclusive interview series with Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer, I brought up the sore subject of Windows Mobile 6.5. After defending it, he cited another product that did well but suffers mounting criticism: Nokia smartphones. » 10/22/09 10:00am 10/22/09 10:00am

Ballmer Talks Natal, Says Blu-ray Add-On for Xbox Coming

In the first segment of our exclusive Steve Ballmer interview series, the Microsoft CEO and I talk about Natal, the blurring of console generations, and the surprising assertion that "you'll be able to get" Blu-ray add-on drives for Xbox 360. » 10/22/09 12:00am 10/22/09 12:00am