Steve Ballmer Is The New Oprah, Gives Microsoft Employees New Tablets and Phones

Posted Sep 14, 2012

Microsoft Corporation is giving employees a new Surface RT tablet, Windows PC, and Windows Phone 8 device said CEO Steve Ballmer at the company’s annual employee meeting in Seattle yesterday.  Microsoft has over 90,000 employees and they will receive the tablet and phone by late December.  Employees will be able to decide between a desktop, ultrabook, tablet, or laptop.

The annual meeting was not open to the public, but employees shared the news on Twitter.  Some employees compared Ballmer to Oprah.  Microsoft did something similar in 2010 when they gave all of their employees a Windows Phone devices.