Steve Ballmer Believes This Is The “Windows Era”

By on November 16, 2011
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Believes that the world will always be in the Windows era.

Talk about confidence. At the shareholder meeting today, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer had quite a few words to hype up the Windows platform. Including these: “We are in the Windows era – we were, we are, and we always will be.”


Business Insider reports this, and it was a response to a question by someone about the world being in a ‘Post-PC era’. There’s more:

“Through the power of Windows, the PC will be a tablet machine, will be a reading machine, will be a note-taking machine.”

I think it’s an overstatement to say that the world will always be in a Windows era, although domination-wise currently one would have to sort of agree. But it’s quite a cocky thing to say considering the heavy competition, that’s for sure.

Do you agree?


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