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Tuesday October 09, 2012

Ballmer Receives Lower Bonus Than Last Year

Steve Ballmer is getting a lower bonus this year compared to previous years. There is no telling how Microsoft's CEO will get through this devastating financial crisis (bread lines? soup kitchens?), but we wish him all the best.

In the company's filing, Microsoft's compensation committee said it took into account a 3 percent decline in Windows sales over the year, as well as "the Windows division failure to provide a browser choice screen on certain Windows PCs in Europe as required by its 2009 commitment with the European Commission."