It's the unholy trinity of Apple "analysis"!
Ben Thompson visits a frightening alternate universe where Microsoft's outgoing CEO held Tim Cook's job instead. The result? More money, less innovation.
Adieu. Adieu. Parting is such sweet sorrow. Except in this case.
When Steve Ballmer retires from Microsoft, the tech world is going to lose a whole lot of funny.
With less than 12 months to decide on a replacement for Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, members of the company's executive committee will have their work cut out for them. Here are five possibilities to fill the CEO post.
Steve Ballmer plans to retire within the next 12 months, bringing his 13-year run as Microsoft CEO to an end.
It's the end of an insanely profitable era as Microsoft moves into a mobile-tinged future.
All the desktop operating systems are integrating mobile features, but they're using very different methods.
Microsoft espouses a philosophy of one device for every task, while Apple champions different devices for different scenarios. John Moltz explores the gulf between the two approaches.
Microsoft upgrades its Skype app to add HD video, while offering mobile users a chance to tap into its "live data" business intelligence app for Excel.
The Macalope's not saying that you can't criticize Apple. He's just saying you should make some darn sense when you do.