Are kids fed up with their iPhones?

Nokia apparently believes kids are fed up with Apple's wildly popular iPhone. If you ask me, this controversial claim is incredibly reminiscent of Steve Ballmer insisting the iPhone would have no real chance of succeeding in the mobile market.

Ballmer acknowledges lackluster WP7 sales

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer acknowledges that sales of Redmond's rapidly evolving Windows Phone 7 have been somewhat lackluster thus far.

Ballmer says Windows 8 is all about the cloud



Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told developers attending BUILD that Windows 8 would be a "re-imagining" of Redmond's flagship operating system, with every other product "pivoting" around the long-awaited OS.

Ballmer remains bullish on Windows Phone 7

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer remains relatively bullish about the chances of Windows Phone 7 claiming significant mobile market share at some point in the near future.

Microsoft pushes WP7 Mango to "Christmas"

Microsoft originally used the word "fall" to describe when the huge update to its Windows Phone platform would arrive.

Steve Ballmer to present 2012 CES keynote

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will return to the stage as the headline speaker at next year's Consumer Electronics Show.

Microsoft Office 365 is now live

After a year of beta testing, Microsoft has officially rolled out its Office 365 platform.

Hedge fund guru says Ballmer must leave Microsoft

Hedge fund guru David Einhorn believes Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is "stuck in the past" and must leave Redmond immediately.

Nokia and Microsoft, the ugly choice


A lot of us here are suddenly asking if Microsoft can save Nokia. Back in 2005 Palm was clearly in trouble, their smartphone sales weren’t going anyplace and their plan to break the company into two parts - one  software and the other hardware - had failed badly. 

New Kinect feature turns Xbox avatars into virtual chatters

From day one, Microsoft said the technology that eventually became Kinect would be more than just a new game controller. It'd be a way to revolutionize the entire console experience. It's latest bid to make good on that promise is a feature called Avatar Kinect.

Is Steve Ballmer cashing out?

Is Steve "Balmy" Ballmer cashing out of Redmond by selling off a hefty $1.3 billion worth of lucrative Microsoft shares?

Steve Ballmer says Windows Phone 7 will make you go "ooooh"

Steve "Balmy" Ballmer apparently believes that Windows Phone 7 will make the unfulfilled masses tremble with pleasure and utter a soft "ooooh."

Ballmer says Microsoft mobile needs a "lot of work"

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has acknowledged that Redmond faces an uphill (if not Sisyphean) battle to promote its Windows Phone 7 platform in the crowded mobile marketplace.

Is Microsoft a brand you can trust?

Steve "Balmy" Ballmer fervently believes that Microsoft is a special kind of brand that "means something" to people. Apple? Meh, not so much.

Steve Ballmer just can't get no respect

It seems as if Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer just can't get no respect - or peanut butter.

Microsoft refuses to be intimidated by Apple's iPad

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer isn't all that impressed with Apple's so-called "magical" iPad.

Microsoft says cloud computing is the future

Microsoft has kicked off a major campaign to promote the benefits of cloud computing, with CEO Steve Ballmer pledging $9.5 billion in related R&D efforts. 

Ballmer touts Windows tablets for the masses

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has confirmed plans to sedate the restless masses with a veritable smorgasbord of Windows-powered tablets by the end of 2010.

Ballmer touts Windows-powered tablets

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is confident that Windows will successfully power a "new breed" of touchscreen tablet PCs.

Ballmer: Natal to impact the "rest of our lives"

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been busy pumping up the inevitable hype over Natal, which is expected to be unveiled at E3 in June.