Defending Steve Ballmer (Until Surface Pro Tablet Arrives)

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Judgment Day for Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer will arrive when the Surface Tablet running Windows 8 Pro arrives. As Surface Pro goes in early 2013, so will Ballmer’s legacy. Indeed, The VAR Guy has a sneaky suspicion that Surface Pro will be the defining moment in Ballmer’s career. But will that moment be a highlight or a low light? Hmmm… Plenty of skeptics have called on Microsoft’s board to fire Ballmer in recent years. The skeptics believe Ballmer has wasted billions of R&D dollars over the past decade. Microsoft’s stock has basically flat lin (IT news)