Friday, March 11, 2016

Steve Ballmer, who once called Linux a 'cancer,' now says the potential threat is 'in the rearview mirror' | VentureBeat | Enterprise | by Reuters

In other rearview mirror insights, see Steve Ballmer: Twitter Taught Me That I Don't Want To Be An Investor (Fortune)

"Fifteen years after calling the open-source operating system Linux a “cancer,” former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has softened his position.

Speaking on Wednesday night at a dinner hosted by Fortune magazine, Ballmer said the position was right for the time, but the threat from Linux was now “in the rearview mirror.”"
Steve Ballmer, who once called Linux a 'cancer,' now says the potential threat is 'in the rearview mirror' | VentureBeat | Enterprise | by Reuters
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