Microsoft: Decidedly not R.I.P.
Oh how frustrating when the mighty haven't fallen.
For some word-jockeys it apparently seems impossible to believe that a major tech company, born a full 33 years ago, could remain on top of the heap.
Hand-wringing warnings of doom and decline for Microsoft (MSFT, Fortune 500), and for its CEO Steve Ballmer, are popping up in some quarters as the company faces a disappointing reception to Vista, its latest version of Windows, and criticism of its handling of its takeover bid for Yahoo. (YHOO, Fortune 500)