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Re: Microsoft's shareholders are revolting

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____/ Homer on Wednesday 16 Nov 2011 04:36 : \____

> Poor returns from Evil Incorporated:
> [quote]
> Steve Ballmer has scotched suggestions from investors at Microsoft's
> annual shareholders meeting that his company should spin off some of its
> divisions
> Ballmer and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates faced a fractious audience,
> with many stockholders expressing their displeasure at the companyâs
> poor stock price and returns.
> [/quote]
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/11/15/ballmer_plans_break_up_microsoft
> But Microsoft makes lots of money ... for Microsoft.
> Who in their right mind could possibly ever support such a company? Its
> products suck, its business ethics suck, its executives suck, and even
> its stock performance sucks. You'd have to either work for the company
> or be some sort of brainwashed corporate groupie to give a shit - all
> four of whom seem to have taken up permanent residence in COLA, the one
> place they're absolutely guaranteed to not get any sympathy.
> Weird.

They can do a patent troll (aka "licensing") spinoff.

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