Wired Picks Worst Comments
Subject: General Tech | December 28, 2005 - 10:48 PM | Ryan Shrout
These kinds of articles always crack me up -- Wired has gathered the worst/best comments from tech execs in the year 2005.
"I'm going to f***ing bury that guy, I have done it before, and I will do it again. I'm going to f***ing kill Google."
-- Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, in statements attributed to him in court documents by former Microsoft engineer and recent Google hire Mark Lucovsky
The accusations flew fast and furiously in a high-stakes court battle between Microsoft and Google over alleged employee poaching. Drama aside, the case highlighted a tectonic power shift in the technology industry brought on by post-IPO Google.