BlackBerry CEO John Chen issued an open letter to its enterprise customers today. In it, the CEO, who has only been on the job for a month, assures the company’s business customers that BlackBerry is here to stay:
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We are very much alive, thank you.
It seems as if Steve Ballmer, who has just stepped down as Microsoft’s CEO, decided on this decision after a lot of pushing from his fellow board members to go “faster”.
Ballmer recently gave an exclusive interview to the Wall Street Journal and explained that despite trying to work with the board and trying to find ways to compete with the Android and iPhone markets, his board members thought he just wasn’t going fast enough.…Read More »
As a huge fan of the Xbox, news like these doesn’t go down well. Personally, this mindless squabble amongst fanboys about resolutiongate and the Xbox One’s extra features doesn’t phase me at all. In the gaming world, you have man-children, children….and men.…Read More »
After months of potential buyouts and acquisitions, BlackBerry’s fate, at least for the near-term future, is now clear. A proposed takeover with Fairfax Financial Holdings has instead turned into an $1 billion investment from Fairfax and a group of investors. The investment is only the beginning as the company plans to stage a return to sustainability instead of quietly fading away.…Read More »
The future is looking bright for space exploration as NASA is planning to build the spacecraft of tomorrow in space. The exciting part of this story is that humans are nowhere to be found in the building process, and these spacecrafts will be 3D printed in space.…Read More »
The end has come for Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer. This time next year, there will be a new CEO at the helm of the largest software company in the world, and Steve will likely be on a Caribbean island somewhere enjoying a glass of cocktail.…Read More »
Shortly after outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced that he would be stepping down within the next year, speculations on his successor began. Both external and internal executives are being considered by the company, but the popular choice, or at least the most mentioned, is former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.…Read More »
I’m sure you’ve heard stories of how disgraced executives at a Fortune 500 company make like bandits by receiving millions in compensations and stock options upon leaving — or being forced out of — their company. After reading the title of this post, you probably thought this is another similar situation.…Read More »
Microsoft has announced that Steve Ballmer will be stepping down as CEO in the next twelve months. His replacement will be selected by a committee that includes Bill Gates, and candidates from outside and within Microsoft will be considered.
Ballmer sent an internal email to Microsoft employees, which you can read in its entirety below:
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I am writing to let you know that I will retire as CEO of Microsoft within the next 12 months, after a successor is chosen.
When it comes to cloud storage, many users are dabbling with the likes of Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive, and iCloud. But for those few who are users of Box, rejoice for the company has upgraded your personal cloud storage to 10GB free storage.…Read More »
When Google announced that it would be shutting down Reader, they made sure to give its loyal fan base a reason. It wasn’t something that people agreed with, but how could you really argue with them when they play the “decline in usage” card?…Read More »
Google chairman Eric Schmidt was spotted at the annual Allen and Co media conference in Sun Valley using the upcoming flaghsip Moto X.
It’s not exactly shocking that someone like Eric Schmidt would have his hands on the Moto X, but it is a little surprising that he brought out the phone so soon.…Read More »
Yahoo completely redesigns Flickr — now provides 1TB of free storage, has new image-focused UI and sharing options
At an event in New York today, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made the expected acquisition of popular microblogging service Tumblr official. But before that, Yahoo also announced a massively redesigned version of Flickr (which was also rumored). After checking out the site and its new look, I have to say I’m really impressed — especially since according to Mayer, they started work on this back in March.…Read More »