SEATTLE, Oct 9- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer got a lower bonus than last year's, partly for flat sales of Windows and his failure to ensure that the company provided a choice of browser to some European customers.
When Steve Ballmer took the stage at Microsoft's mysterious press event in Hollywood, the bloggers in the audience gasped, but they didn't start to applaud until they saw just what the Surface tablet/PC hybrid he announced could do.
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Celebrities are making the rounds again this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The tech show has reeled in a star-studded lineup, and the stars are drawing attention.
Microsoft is set to make a big announcement today with its Xbox. Rumor has it that Steve Ballmer is bringing TV service to your game console. Rick Sherlund, Nomura Securities, shares his insight from the Oracle World Conference.
CNBC.com looked at the top ten colleges and discovered which CEOs spent time there as underclassmen. Check out what we found.
One bright spot at Microsoft is the company's gaming and home entertainment division. It is relying on Xbox 360 and Kinect to create new buzz and consumer demand for a firm that has struggled in recent years.
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For the past five years, Nintendo has ruled the home console space, and it has led the handheld category for more than four times that long. Now it's hoping to bring the best aspects of both fields together.
Microsoft is expected to use the annual E3 gaming convention to reveal new plans for its Xbox Kinect, including a new slate of new titles.
Investors haven't had a lot of luck with the video game sector over the past few years, but this year there is excitement at the annual E3 trade show.
CNBC's Mary Thompson with a look at Google's new mobile payment device; Eric Jackson, Ironfire Capital weighs in on whether Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer should leave, and the Fast Money traders with trades you may want to make today.
A look at which tech CEOs need to go before their companies can grow, with Colin Gillis, BGC Partners.
Every time some big clumsy corporate behemoth buys a popular consumer-tech product, David Pogue cringes. It almost never works out.
Discussing the landmark, $8.5 billion Microsoft/Skype deal, with Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO; Tony Bates, Skype CEO, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
"I am a huge bull on this country. We are not going to have a double-dip recession at all," said Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. "I see our businesses coming back across the board."
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sat down with me at company headquarters for a wide-ranging, 30-minute interview about the Windows 7 operating system.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took the stage in Las Vegas Wednesday night to kick off the annual Consumer Electronics Show, the first time he has delivered the prestigious opening keynote address, a role filled by his colleague Bill Gates for the last 14 years.
Here's the thing about technology and the technology industry: pioneers and visionaries like Microsoft, Intel, Sony and so many others didn't make their fortunes focused on today and tomorrow. They're all about the future, which is particularly important in today's current economic climate.
Yahoo - and Mr. Yang’s fate - were Topic A at the annual billionaires’ summer camp, as rival moguls gossiped about whether Yahoo would end up in the hands of Microsoft.