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January 10, 2008 1:32 PM
Posted by Brier Dudley
Seriously, I thought Jeff Raikes was the front-runner to replace Steve Ballmer. Maybe he decided he didn't need the brass ring after all.
Stephen Elop, the Juniper Networks COO hired out of the blue to replace Raikes as president of Microsoft Business Division, suggests Microsoft is getting serious about its battle with Adobe.
If you're trying to beat PDF and Flash, why not hire a guy who used to lead Adobe's sales group and run Macromedia?
Perhaps it's time to ditch the family truckster and get the ride you've always wanted.
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