This is the part 2.5 in a series of 5 posts, in which we will take a very brief look at each of the potential candidates for Microsoft’s next CEO.  Please read Part I on Satya “Nutella” Nadella: http://microsoft-news.com/a-brief-glimpse-at-satya-nadella-possibly-microsofts-next-ceo/ Stephen Elop is one of the leading candidates in the running for Microsoft’s next CEO.    There was much controversy over a Bloomberg report that stated Elop would sell Bing and Xbox.  Also in the report was a hint that Elop wanted Office on Android.  I do not want to get into too much speculation as to why Dina Bass decided to publish the report, some say it was from people inside msft against Elop, others say it was from wall street, but either way it was clearly wrong.  This can be evidenced by some commentary by Elop about Bing can be seen in one of the videos below.  Elop was head of ...

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Former President of the Windows Division Steven Sinofsky was interviewed at The All Things Digital Conference run by Apple lover Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher.  Microsoft did not have an official presence at the conference this year, but in the past Sinofsky used the conference to preview new versions of Windows.  There interview runs a little over 41 minutes, and my recommendation is not to watch.  I’m a fan of Sinofsky’s, but ultimately this was a boring interview with little new information surfacing.  Half the interview is spent try to goad Sinofsky into trash talking Microsoft, which he does not do at all.  The other half focuses on talking about problems with technology companies in general at a higher level. Sinofsky joined Microsoft straight out of college and spent over 20 years there, we may never know why he left, but he is certainly still emotionally attached to the company.  My favorite ...

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