Microsoft’s CEO: Fight continues / Ballmer says Google tough search foe but not unbeatable: San Francisco Chronicle, May 2006

Steve Ballmer, the excitable and often combative chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., came to Silicon Valley in a somewhat conciliatory mood Thursday, tipping his hat to archrival Google Inc. for building a powerful lead in the Internet advertising business. But in an interview at Microsoft’s Mountain View campus, and in a lunch talk at […]