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Muistatko Steve Ballmerin lupaukset vuonna 2013? "Suomesta ydinpaikka Euroopassa"

Talouselämä - ‎14 hours ago‎
Kun Microsoftin silloinen pääjohtaja Steve Ballmer kävi Suomessa syksyllä 2013 kertomassa yhtiön aikeesta ostaa Nokian kännykkäliiketoiminnat, hän lupaili Suomen toiminnoille valoisaa tulevaisuutta.
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Microsoft to cut 1850 jobs at struggling smartphone unit

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
Remaking Microsoft, known primarily for its software, into a more device-focused company was a hallmark of previous chief executive Steve Ballmer. In one of his last major acts, Ballmer closed a deal to buy Nokia's struggling but once-dominant handset ...
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Microsoft guts smartphone division with 1850 job cuts - ‎12 hours ago‎
Nadella has already written off most of the $9.5 billion Nokia deal led by his predecessor Steve Ballmer, shifting its Windows phone strategy toward business customers as it struggles to compete with Apple and the Android operating system.
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Meet The Richest Person In Every State

Forbes - ‎10 hours ago‎
His former Microsoft partners, Steve Ballmer and Paul Allen, are also both Washington residents and are among the 25 richest people in America.

Microsoft cuts more jobs in troubled mobile unit

Yahoo News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Under former CEO Steve Ballmer, Microsoft struggled to compete in a mobile sector dominated by rivals Apple, Google and Samsung.

Salesforce confirms Amazon Web Services as its 'preferred' public cloud infrastructure provider

GeekWire - ‎3 hours ago‎
Relations between Microsoft and Salesforce have been warming since Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took over for his predecessor Steve Ballmer two years ago. Salesforce has used its own data centers in the past, and in that way the move is also a sign of ...

What If Bill Gates Had Blended His Philanthropic Efforts With Running Microsoft?

Datamation - ‎2 hours ago‎
Now I do think that by now Bill Gates would have likely still stepped down, but that Steve Ballmer would have likely been too old to take his place.

Microsoft may cut 1850 jobs as Nadella pares phone ambitions

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - ‎6 hours ago‎
Nadella has already written off most of the $9.5 billion Nokia deal led by his predecessor Steve Ballmer, shifting its Windows phone strategy toward business customers as it struggles to compete with Apple and vendors using the Android operating system.
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Apple: Innovation And R&D

Seeking Alpha - ‎8 hours ago‎
He was a CEO with the engineering background that really understood the tech and had the ability to save millions of company dollars from sunk R&D costs.

Elites vs. Too Much Democracy: Andrew Sullivan's Afraid of Popular Self-Government

Truth-Out - ‎10 hours ago‎
President Obama concurs: During the 2012 election campaign, he informed a group of wealthy donors that included Microsoft moguls Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, "You now have the potential of 200 people deciding who ends up being elected president ...
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No, Apple isn't the next BlackBerry - it's the next Microsoft

Business Insider - ‎May 23, 2016‎
And so, in 2014, realizing that it had fallen far behind, then Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made what we now recognize as a tremendous mistake: He championed the purchase of Nokia's phone business for $7.2 billion in a Hail Mary play to make Windows on ...

Roaming Charges Compared: Do Vodafone, Three, O2, EE or Others Offer the Best Holiday Deals?

Gizmodo UK - ‎10 hours ago‎
We've left Africa out of the table above purely because there doesn't appear to be any sort of dominant pattern to follow, with the charges in various countries bouncing up and down more often than Steve Ballmer on a bouncy castle. It makes more sense ...

David Liano scales Mt. Everest in support of mental health awareness

Economic Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
BENGALURU: On a motorcycle trip through India last year, David Liano learnt about actor Deepika Padukone's Live Love Laugh Foundation for Mental Health.
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Why Nokia's return to smartphones is not as insane as it sounds

VentureBeat - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Above: Then Nokia CEO Stephen Elop shakes hands with then Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer after announcing their big acquisition deal in 2013.
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Microsoft Turns Billion Dollar Write-Off Into Strategic Success With Nokia

Forbes - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Even though it was one of the last major decisions made by Steve Ballmer it was still 'something the last boss did'.
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Microsoft gives grants to 12 startups working on affordable internet access

KITV Honolulu - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's CES kick-off speech unveiled new sales stats on the company's big holiday hit: its Kinect motion-sensor gaming platform, which sold 8 million units in its first 60 days.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Takes Over From Donald Trump, Seen Publicly With Ex-Wife Maria Shriver, Plus See What His ...

The Inquisitr - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Arnold Schwarzenegger will not be the only new addition to the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice, as Tyra Banks, Jessica Alba, Warren Buffett, and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer have also joined the show. Arnold Schwarzenegger knows how to make ...

HPE gets smaller; Microsoft job cuts; Toyota backs Uber; fed's IT antiquated

WRAL Tech Wire - ‎10 hours ago‎
But by last summer it had slashed the value of that business severely and it eliminated 26,000 jobs. Microsoft, under former CEO Steve Ballmer, attempted to leverage its software knowh ow to take on increasingly powerful tech rivals, but the company ...

#ModiSarkar@2: Big B to host govt's anniversary bash

Economic Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Yang was offered $45 billion for the company in 2008 by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Now, that's a deal Yang should've snapped up.
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Google's legal war with Oracle could undermine a core pillar of the software industry

Business Insider - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The core concept of open source, as former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer once infamously noted, is akin to communism. Developers, including teams of employees at companies like Google, Netflix, and Apple, share code that they've been working on with the ...