THE LIGHTER SIDE: Steve Ballmer and the laugh that cost $100 billion

Have you ever wondered why it is that Microsoft appears to have lost so much momentum in the tech industry to key rivals, such as Google, Apple and Samsung, over the past decade?

If so, this video – recorded after Steve Jobs announced the first iPhone – might shed some light on the matter:

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