Steve Ballmer citations
Date de naissance: 24. mars 1956
Steven Anthony Ballmer, né le 24 mars 1956 à Détroit aux États-Unis, est un chef d'entreprise américain. Il fait la connaissance de Bill Gates à l'Université Harvard et entre chez Microsoft en 1980. Ballmer est CEO de l'entreprise de 2000 à 2014, date à laquelle il cède son poste à Satya Nadella. Depuis le 12 août 2014, il est officiellement le nouveau propriétaire des Clippers, une franchise de basket-ball de la NBA basée à Los Angeles.
Citations Steve Ballmer
Steve Ballmer said that "Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches.
Chicago Sun-Times http://www.theregister.co.uk/2001/06/02/ballmer_linux_is_a_cancer/ : si le GNU est un virus, alors le copyright est un gène Terminator.
Commentaire à la suite de l’annonce de son départ de Microsoft.
„Whatever device you use… Windows will be there. … Windows will be everywhere on every device without compromise.“
Live from Microsoft's CES 2011 keynote http://engadget.com/2011/01/05/live-from-microsofts-ces-2011-keynote in Engadget (5 January 2011)
„I don't really know that anybody's proven that a random collection of people doing their own thing actually creates value.“
Ballmer says Google's hiring pace is 'insane', Bloomberg News, 16 March 2007, 2007-04-20 http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/307730_msftgoogle16.html,
Ballmer: We Will ALWAYS Be In The Windows Era http://businessinsider.com/ballmer-shareholders-meeting-2011-11 in Business Insider (15 November 2011)
„Linux is not in the public domain. Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches. That's the way that the license works.“
" Microsoft CEO takes launch break with the Sun-Times https://web.archive.org/web/20011108013601/http://www.suntimes.com/output/tech/cst-fin-micro01.html" (1 June 2001) Chicago Sun Times
„Not the consumer cloud. Not hardware-software innovation. We are not leaving any of that to Apple by itself. Not going to happen. Not on our watch.“
Steve Ballmer says Microsoft plans to compete with Apple in every market http://appleinsider.com/articles/12/07/10/steve_ballmer_says_microsoft_plans_to_compete_with_apple_in_every_market in AppleInsider (10 July 2012)
„Is there fake news on Facebook? Of course there is. I could go right now on Facebook and say there’s an earthquake, Richter scale 7, in Washington, D. C. And should I be allowed to do that or should that be something that somehow Facebook has a way to control? I don’t know. I get how Facebook could control advertising. I don’t get how they’re a value proposition, which people – the world does like. I don’t understand how it works at all if you have no freedom of speech, even if you are saying things that are patently false.“
Yahoo Finance: "Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer: How Silicon Valley should handle some of its most vexing questions" https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ex-microsoft-ceo-ballmer-silicon-valley-handle-vexing-questions-182046774.html (22 June 2018)
„When we tell the story about what's happening today with browsers ten years from now, I want the thing that replaces Windows to be Windows. I don't want to wake up in a position one day where the guys at Netscape say, "Isn't Windows just that little thing that we use to put up menus and draw lines? Let's just write our own and suck it up into our client."“
Interview by CNET https://www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-vp-steve-ballmer-speaks/ (May 1996)
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2005 court records as quoted by Kurt Eichenwald in Microsoft's Lost Decade http://vanityfair.com/news/business/2012/08/microsoft-lost-mojo-steve-ballmer Vanity Fair (August 2012)
„All the consumer market mojo is with Apple and to a lesser extent BlackBerry. And yet, the real market momentum with operators and the real market momentum with device manufacturers seems to primarily be with Windows Mobile and Android.“
Ballmer sees Mac as a main competitor, iPhone as just buzz http://appleinsider.com/articles/09/02/24/ballmer_sees_mac_as_a_main_competitor_iphone_as_just_buzz.html in AppleInsider (24 February 2009)
„I think fully accepting that things are not the way they need to be, and going to work on those issues in a way that people understand you are serious about, as opposed to the tech industry generally appearing arrogant, I understand that.“
Business Insider: "Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has advice for Facebook and Google: Don't make the mistake we did" http://www.businessinsider.com/ex-microsoft-ceo-steve-baller-tech-industry-work-with-regulators-2018-6?r=UK&IR=T (23 June 2018)
Here's Why Surface Beats Apple's iPad: Ballmer, 25 October 2012, 2014-02-28, CNBC's Squawk Box http://cnbc.com/id/49551054,
„Whoo! Whoo! Whoo! Come on! Get up, get up! Come on! Come on, give it up for me! Whoo! Whoo! Come on! Who said 'sit down'? I have four words for you. I. Love. This. Company. Yes!“
25th Anniversary Event of Microsoft at Seattle http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvsboPUjrGc (5 September 2000).
„Let's face it, the Internet was designed for the PC. The Internet is not designed for the iPhone. That's why they've got 75,000 applications — they're all trying to make the Internet look decent on the iPhone.“
Ballmer: "The Internet Was Designed For The PC. The Internet Is Not Designed For The iPhone" http://businessinsider.com/henry-blodget-ballmer-the-internet-was-designed-for-the-pc-the-internet-is-not-designed-for-the-iphone-2009-10 in Business Insider (21 October 2009)
„You can have an Apple in the phone business, or a RIM, and they can do very well, but when 1.3 billion phones a year are all smart, the software that's gonna be most popular in those phones is gonna be software that's sold by somebody who doesn't make their own phones.“
TechCrunch Interview With Steve Ballmer http://youtube.com/watch?v=1OpRQMRa270 in YouTube (24 September 2009)
„[Apple and RIM] are probably restricted, in some sense, to a certain maximum. … If you want to reach more people than that, you sort-of have to separate the hardware and the software issue.“
Worth Watching: Steve Ballmer in the heart of Silicon Valley http://blogs.zdnet.com/Foremski/?p=308&tag=rbxccnbzd1 in ZDNet (26 September 2008)
„Developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers.“
Steve Ballmer - Developers, 2017-04-02, YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vhh_GeBPOhs,
CEO Forum: Microsoft's Ballmer having a 'great time', 2007-04-30, USA TODAY http://www.usatoday.com/money/companies/management/2007-04-29-ballmer-ceo-forum-usat_N.htm,