ZDNet UK: Ballmer and the Revenge of the Jade Penguin

“He couldn’t have been a better gangster if he’d worn spats and
carried a violin case. Steve ‘Monkey Boy’ Ballmer was out talking
to the East Side gangs, and they’d better listen. They’d better
listen good.

“‘Nice operating system you got here,’ he said, running his
kidskin-gloved finger around the whorls of the carved jade penguin.
‘Very nice. Be a shame if anything happened to it…'”


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