Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe

My tweets

  • Fri, 12:34: RT @funktio: Samsung lost its lead to Nokia in Finland in Q2. Mkt shares: Nokia (36%), Samsung (34%) and Apple (7 %).
  • Fri, 12:39: with how long it takes to get Windows Phone updates out, they can put the notif'n centre I don't want in GDR3 & I won't see it for months
  • Fri, 12:54: "slam on the publication of the battle" #bingtranslationpoetry translation out of Finnish is hard, apparently
  • Fri, 15:16: Microsoft needs someone who knows hardware, services, business, consumer and development. Expect someone you haven't thought of yet.
  • Fri, 15:17: enterprises asking to pay to keep status quo RT @edbott: Mainstream support for Steve Ballmer ended in 2009. Extended support ends in 2014.
  • Fri, 15:33: RT @DrPizza: I once asked @scottgu how he felt about all the people who wanted him to be CEO. He was like, "what have I done to upset them?…
  • Fri, 15:41: joke: as usual, Microsoft CEO 3.0 will be the one that knocks it out of the park
  • Fri, 18:13: RT @sbisson: My thoughts on the timing of Steve Ballmer's retirement and the IT generational shift: (tip @Techmeme)
  • Fri, 18:30: you can really tell who left Microsoft with a chip on their shoulder today ;-)
  • Fri, 18:31: RT @levie: It's easy to assume things can only get better at Microsoft. It's a $78 billion revenue company. They can almost only get worse.
  • Fri, 18:40: funniest thing about Mini-Microsoft on Ballmer leaving number of people who thought Mini was @stevesi !
  • Fri, 18:42: think you need 1st degree connection w John Thompson RT @levie: Weird. Can't seem to find this Microsoft job posting anywhere on LinkedIn.
  • Fri, 19:13: so, anyone gone through the last 3-4 years of Ballmer's diary to spot who those external candidates of interest were?
  • Fri, 19:30: a team of them RT @MattRosoff: If Microsoft REALLY wants to go out of business, they should appoint a Microsoft blogger to run the company.
  • Fri, 19:36: now people are just going 'wait, who was that guy? used to work at Microsoft once.... how about him?'
  • Fri, 20:56: given phrasing in judgement, ov ought to show national security issues in material Miranda was carrying has written
  • Fri, 21:15: RT @alex: Today, tech punditry managed to fall low enough that political pundits are looking at their new cohorts wondering from whence the…
  • Fri, 22:13: RT @MattRosoff: MT @marypcbuk: Windows RT is HUGELY strategic for Microsoft due to whole computer market changing
  • Fri, 22:47: Pro tip: if you hate an article, don't link to it & help make it look successful. screencap, subtweet or otherwise subvert it!
  • Sat, 00:30: Microsoftie I follow checks in at the company store. Hard to resist temptation to ask if they're shopping for a new CEO ;-)
  • Sat, 00:33: Haven't seen a second source on this; it would be nice if the market did abandon Monsanto
  • Sat, 00:35: RT @levie: Perspective: While Ballmer was CEO, Microsoft grew revenue by $55B. Dell grew by $31B, Oracle by $27B, Intel by $19B, IBM by $16…
  • Sat, 00:38: Is this "push the limits" or "do what you can get away with"?
  • Sat, 01:09: If we cant distinguish competence from confidence, we'll keep picking incompetent leaders? why fewer women lead?
  • Sat, 01:11: Tell me the timing that wouldn't produce conspiracy theories about Ballmer's retirement announcements?
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