News and Articles About Steve Ballmer

Guess Who Wrote Microsoft's 'Blue Screen of Death'
Microsoft

Guess Who Wrote Microsoft's 'Blue Screen of Death'

The text from that infamous blue screen on Windows PCs was written by none other than ...
Dave Smith
Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft's Board
Microsoft

Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft's Board

Ballmer said he plans to devote much of his attention to the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, which he recently bought for $2 billion.
 Steve Ballmer Goes Bonkers During LA Clippers Introduction
Public Speaking

Steve Ballmer Goes Bonkers During LA Clippers Introduction

True to his ways, the former Microsoft CEO knows how to get the crowd riled up.
Jason Fell
3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech
Commencement addresses

3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech

Microsoft's recently departed CEO and the soon-to-be owner of the LA Clippers shared his own life advice with the graduates at the University of Washington.
Laura Entis
Steve Ballmer's Next 'Window' of Opportunity: L.A. Clippers Owner
Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer's Next 'Window' of Opportunity: L.A. Clippers Owner

If the $2 billion deal is approved by the NBA, it would mark a brand new chapter for the former Microsoft CEO.
Geoff Weiss
Steve Ballmer's Most Awkwardly Hilarious Moments
Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer's Most Awkwardly Hilarious Moments

As he gets ready to buy the LA Clippers basketball team, a look back at the former Microsoft CEO's most unusual public antics.
Jason Fell
Ballmer Reminisces, Advises in First Appearance Since Exiting Microsoft
Leadership

Ballmer Reminisces, Advises in First Appearance Since Exiting Microsoft

Here are five of the most interesting things that former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer said during his appearance yesterday at Oxford University's Saïd Business School.
Geoff Weiss
Microsoft's New CEO Could Earn Almost $18 Million This Year
Leadership

Microsoft's New CEO Could Earn Almost $18 Million This Year

Microsoft has set the base salary of its new CEO, Satya Nadella, at $1.2 million, but with incentives and stock options he could earn as much as $18 million during his first year on the job.
Geoff Weiss
Microsoft's Safe Bet: Nadella Named CEO, Gates Appointed Tech Advisor
Leadership

Microsoft's Safe Bet: Nadella Named CEO, Gates Appointed Tech Advisor

Microsoft named 22-year veteran Satya Nadella its new CEO, signaling the company will favor staid continuity over the drastic overhaul that an outsider might bring to its beleaguered business model.
Geoff Weiss
Report: Microsoft Picks New CEO, May Replace Gates as Chairman
Technology

Report: Microsoft Picks New CEO, May Replace Gates as Chairman

The tech giant will reportedly appoint Satya Nadella its new CEO and is considering replacing founder Bill Gates as chairman.
Technology

Bill Gates Gets Teary-Eyed Talking About Search for New Microsoft CEO

Microsoft's co-founder had an emotional moment during the company's annual shareholders meeting yesterday.
Lyneka Little
'Control-Alt-Delete' Is Nothing Compared to These 3 Microsoft Disasters
Technology

'Control-Alt-Delete' Is Nothing Compared to These 3 Microsoft Disasters

A look at some of the ways the tech giant has managed to mess up over the years.
Jason Fell
Microsoft Acquires Nokia's Device Business in Mega Deal
Technology

Microsoft Acquires Nokia's Device Business in Mega Deal

Outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer agrees to pay $7.2 billion in cash for the Finnish tech company's smartphone business, associated patents and talent.
Catherine Clifford
Why All the Hate for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer?
Technology

Why All the Hate for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer?

Let us know what you think of Ballmer's tenure as chief of the tech giant.
Jason Fell