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Re: [News] More Executives Shuffles in Microsoft

__/ [ Sinister Midget ] on Wednesday 02 August 2006 12:59 \__

> On 2006-08-02, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> posted
> something concerning:
>> Microsoft reshuffles executives
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| The software giant said it is restructuring the group to sharpen
>>| its technology vision and bolster its response to customers. The changes
>>| come amid worries about delays in getting Vista out the door. The next
>>| version of Windows is now slated for release in early 2007.
>> `----
>>                 http://news.zdnet.com/2100-3513_22-6100954.html
> "Gosh! We shuffled the chairs around and it's /still/ sinking. I know!
> I have a great idea! Let's shuffle the chairs some more."

I believe just slinging them at the wall might never help. Ask Ballmer. Mark
ended up leaving. On to GNUoogle!!


,----[ Quote ]
| According to one former employee's headline-grabbing allegations,
| this competitive nature has manifested itself more violently. In 2005,
| Mark Lucovsky claimed that Ballmer became highly enraged upon hearing
| that Lucovsky was about to leave Microsoft for Google. In the account,
| Ballmer threw a chair across the room and shouted: "Fucking Eric Schmidt
| is a fucking pussy. I'm going to fucking bury that guy, I have done it
| before, and I will do it again. I'm going to fucking kill Google."
| Shortly after, he resumed trying to persuade Lucovsky to stay at
| Microsoft.

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