Tag: Ballmer

The Ballmer effect hits spyware investors

A while back, someone noted that Steve Ballmer had a bit of trouble getting bugs off a Windows machine. Actually, it wasn’t a bit of trouble – it turned out a struggle.

No matter. The investors in spyware company DirectRevenue had the same problem.

You reap what you sow.

Microsoft tempts fate, as Ballmer struggles with it

I’d like to say Microsoft is headed down the right path with server-side plugins for fighting bugs, but you have to wonder who spearheaded the product initiative.

It certainly wasn’t their CEO (we hope).