"[Going forward with the first Xbox] was my decision, my accountability. We had some bumps on the road. And it was important that I stay accountable, stay patient, and stay behind the decision that we made." Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, to CNN on his role in the company's first forays into the console gaming industry.
Former Xbox boss and incoming CEO of Zynga Don Mattrick will not be replaced immediately at Microsoft, according to a memo issued to Microsoft employees from company CEO Steve Ballmer.
Deadline Hollywood says that Microsoft’s trying to get Hollywood bigwigs excited about the Xbox One. CEO Steve Ballmer reportedly said that Microsoft “doesn’t want to be a cable channel.” Well, that’s a relief.
Microsoft is spending half a billion dollars to make sure that when you hear the word Kinect you think "the future of video games."
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was supposed to be talking about cloud computing on Thursday, but an offhand remark during a Q&A session hinted that additional "form factors" for the Xbox 360, with price points to suit them, are being considered.
In the format wars, Microsoft supported HD DVD in the battle against Sony's Blu-ray. The company even released an HD DVD player for the Xbox 360. But, HD DVD lost. Blu-ray won.
Late last week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stated that the new Xbox with a "natural interface" would be arriving in 2010. Microsoft spent the rest of the week putting out fires, saying that Ballmer was mistaken.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer spoke at the Executive's Club of Chicago today, reportedly informing attendees that a new Xbox 360 will arrive in 2010, one equipped with a "natural interface" and built-in camera. Sound familiar?
Microsoft honcho and screamer Steve Ballmer gave a speech today in Dallas as a guest of the Dallas Regional Chamber to deliver a speech at the Dallas Convention Center.
Times are hard. For you, for me and especially major international corporations like Xbox 360 maker Microsoft.
Keynotes have changed. Microsoft's 2009 CES keynote is being helmed by CEO Steve Ballmer, the first not to be delivered by founder Bill Gates. It's also going to be light on video game content.
Next Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will kick off the Consumer Electronics Show with a keynote that will likely involve chairs being thrown and perspiration-soaked Brooks Brothers shirts. But what about product announcements? Um...