Wow. Big news. Msft should go android now. http://t.co/FCgzzYw4HH
— mark pincus (@markpinc) August 23, 2013
History's biggest acqui-hire: What if Microsoft gets a new CEO by buying Yahoo?
— Christopher Mims (@mims) August 23, 2013
Why not “retire” immediately? Can’t even leave properly.
— Marco Arment (@marcoarment) August 23, 2013
From @dinabass sources, 4 on MSFT's internal list of CEO candidates: Tony Bates, Qi Lu, Satya Nadella, Terry Myerson http://t.co/DuDAH1T8Nm
— Sarah Frier (@sarahfrier) August 23, 2013
By announcing his own retirement, Ballmer just drove the value of his 300M $MSFT shares by ~$1B.
— Zach Epstein (@zacharye) August 23, 2013
"No chance the iPhone is going to get any significant market share."
— MG Siegler (@parislemon) August 23, 2013
My worst 2012 Worst CEO List: Mason $GRPN; Ballmer $MSFT; Johnson $JCP; Pincus $ZNGA; Perez $EK (or whatever its symbol is now)
— Herb Greenberg (@herbgreenberg) August 23, 2013
If only Ballmer had been shouting "mobile developers! mobile developers! mobile developers!"
— Josh Constine (@JoshConstine) August 23, 2013
In the last 20 years he's had big wins as well as loud failures. it's a hard role to fill. talking about @benaffleck as Batman of course
— Frank X. Shaw (@fxshaw) August 23, 2013
What Steve Ballmer achieved at Microsoft is actually amazing. It's underrated simply because consumer tech casts an irrationally big shadow.
— Anil Dash (@anildash) August 23, 2013
"You can tell which is his office at MS HQ. It's the one where they took the desktop away and hid it in a cupboard." http://t.co/syt8YUSYU9
— Charles Arthur (@charlesarthur) August 23, 2013
All joking aside, MS needs some external to come in and look objectively at their businesses and cut/expand accordingly. No more status quo.
— Paul Thurrott (@thurrott) August 23, 2013
Notable: In 2010, Ballmer indicated he’d stay CEO until around 2018. http://t.co/sN6W9NBDMK
— Casey Newton (@CaseyNewton) August 23, 2013
Way off. Marissa Mayer for CEO of MicroHoo."@mims: Elon Musk for CEO of Microsoft."
— Amir Efrati (@amir) August 23, 2013
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