Microsoft Chief: “Nobody Ever Buys Windows. They Buy Windows PCs.”

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http://techcrunch.com – Earlier today ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley published another installment in what appears to be an orgy of access, this time with outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Regarding its executive changes, Microsoft today reported that it will not announce its new leader until 2014, cooling speculation that the new CEO would land before the end of this year. Ballmer’s remarks are worth reading, of course, but two segments stand out. For one, his framing of Microsoft’s soul after its shift towards devices and services instead of software proper is interesting, given that if the board agree (IT news)