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: That would be a good end
by Dano on Wed 18th Sep 2013 01:02 UTC in reply to "That would be a good end"
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But with no Microsoft we would have to use Linux, BSD, OS X or Chrome OS on the desktop and I would not want to wish that on anyone.

Edited 2013-09-18 01:06 UTC

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