In the annual proxy statement of Microsoft issued by Securities and Exchange Commission, Microsoft detailed its executives salary, bonus and other compensations. Take a look at the image above, you can find how much did Steve Ballmer, Steven Sinofsky, Kurt DelBene, Kevin Turner and Peter.S. Klein got paid by Microsoft in various forms. Steve Ballmer had a 2% increase in pay with  1.365 million in cash. You can find the proxy statement here and more details on it here. via: Geekwire     ...

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Microsoft Corporation, the company which was established on April 4, 1975 to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800 has now turned out to be the key company that’s driving the technology in the world. Microsoft saved us from the world of closed ecosystems like Apple, IBM, etc..Without Microsoft’s Windows, Office, online services like Hotmail, Messenger, the world would have not been in the same fashion as it is now. Let Microsoft’s great work continue to unleash the potential of the people in the world. I want to greet Microsoft for its 36th birthday.. ...

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One would have thought securing the distribution for your new smartphone operating system with the biggest smartphone OEM in the world, addressing one of the biggest concerns shareholders had about the company’s mobile strategy, would have had some impact on Microsoft’s (MSFT)  share price. If fact the opposite appear to be the case, with share price down from a peak over the new year, and down close to 1% on the announcement of the deal on the 11th. The reasons for this is somewhat hard to explain, but appear to center around lack of confidence in the ability of Microsoft to execute, despite recent successes like Kinect and the resurgent Xbox 360, which in US has been the only console to see growing sales in the last quarter, and the successful launch of Windows phone 7. This perception is widely prevalent in the media and amongst analysts, and likely based by being ...

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