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____/ Matt on Friday 09 Oct 2009 11:43 : \____
> bbgruff wrote:
>> Dunno about that, but El Reg. has a piece this morning about Mr Ballmer, and
>> particularly his European visit.
>> Did MS really spend "billions" on Bing?
> same link:
>> ISI analyst Heather Bellini, and a long-time Microsoft investment analyst,
>> said Ballmer needed to go beyond scoring a hit with Windows 7 - he needs to
>> make his own mark, and escape the shadow of co-founder Bill Gates.
>> "Being able to say: 'I took what someone else did and maintained it' is not a
>> bad legacy, but it's not a great legacy," Bloomberg reported Bellini saying.
>> "His legacy should be: What can he build on his own?"
> Ballmer has to be tired of Gates getting all the Q-DOS^H^H^H^H^Hkudos.
- From a reserve of $60 billion Microsoft went on to borrowing money. A Microsoft employee
even acknowledged this to me yesterday.
~~ Best of wishes
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