FILE- In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, File photo, Steve Ballmer, CEO Microsoft, speaks about the "Next Generation Internet" during a presentation in Zurich, Switzerland. Ballmer can't afford to be wrong about Windows 8. If the dramatic overhaul of the Windows operating system flops, it will reinforce perceptions that Microsoft is falling behind other technology giants as the world moves on to smartphones, tablets and other sleek devices from Apple, Google and Amazon. (AP Photo/Keystone, Walter Bieri, File)

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FILE- In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, File photo, Steve Ballmer, CEO Microsoft, speaks about the "Next Generation Internet" during a presentation in Zurich, Switzerland. Ballmer can't afford to be wrong about Windows 8. If the dramatic overhaul of the Windows operating system flops, it will reinforce perceptions that Microsoft is falling behind other technology giants as the world moves on to smartphones, tablets and other sleek devices from Apple, Google and Amazon.  (AP Photo/Keystone, Walter Bieri, File)
FILE- In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, File photo, Steve Ballmer, CEO Microsoft, speaks about the "Next Generation Internet" during a presentation in Zurich, Switzerland. Ballmer can't afford to be wrong about Windows 8. If the dramatic overhaul of the Windows operating system flops, it will reinforce perceptions that Microsoft is falling behind other technology giants as the world moves on to smartphones, tablets and other sleek devices from Apple, Google and Amazon. (AP Photo/Keystone, Walter Bieri, File)
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