Did Bill Gates Fire Steve Ballmer from Microsoft?

Posted by jimlynch on Aug 26, 2013 8:31 PM EDT
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Did Bill Gates finally get fed up with Steve Ballmer's dismal performance and crazy antics?

In my last column, I covered why Steve Ballmer needed to be fired from the CEO job at Microsoft. Well, lo and behold it happened! Not because of anything I wrote of course, but because Microsoft’s board of directors finally put their bongs down and woke up to what a disaster Ballmer has been for the company as CEO.

There’s a very interesting bit of dish over at All Things D about Steve Ballmer leaving Microsoft. According to the article, there may be more than meets the eye to his departure. Apparently, Bill Gates himself declined to continue supporting Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft.

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