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Ballmer Gives Warning on Economy

It's one of those statements that probably makes a lot of people say "duh," but when Steve Ballmer states the obvious -- that the economic slowdown will affect Microsoft's sales -- it might just be a not-so-subtle little warning that Redmond's next earnings report might be as relatively unimpressive as the last one. Partners, expect lots of communication and, um, encouragement from Microsoft on closing deals in the months to come.

Posted by Lee Pender on February 18, 2009 at 11:55 AM


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