Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 16th Sep 2013 17:45 UTC
Windows PC Magazine reports that bookies at the Ladbrokes betting service give 1:4 odds that Nokia CEO Stephen Elop will be the next Microsoft CEO. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg comes in second place with 7:1 odds against, while Steven Sinofsky, previously head of the Windows division, comes in third at 12:1 odds against.

Without intending any disrespect, I can't imagine a worse choice for the next CEO than Mr. Elop. His blind fealty to Windows at Nokia cost the stock an 85% drop on his watch. Microsoft needs new directions and new ideas, not another Windows loyalist.
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RE[2]: new Idea
by lucas_maximus on Mon 16th Sep 2013 20:36 UTC in reply to "RE: new Idea"
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It never will because they keep on providing software that business build other applications on.

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RE[3]: new Idea
by JAlexoid on Tue 17th Sep 2013 00:44 in reply to "RE[2]: new Idea"
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Never is an awfully long time...

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RE[3]: new Idea
by Vanders on Tue 17th Sep 2013 09:10 in reply to "RE[2]: new Idea"
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Quite right. That's why we still rely so heavily on Visicalc, dBase, Wordperfect and Novell Netware.

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