Microsoft Analyst Day: Ballmer Takes on All Comers

My colleague Mark Ververka is up in Redmond today for the Microsoft (MSFT) Financial Analysts’ Meeting, where the company is trying to convince the Street that it has a viable online strategy. Here’s Mark’s latest update from the scene:

One thing is certain. You can’t say that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer isn’t accessible. Not on this day of the year at least.

The CEO has patiently been addressing analysts’ questions in the buffet line, at his lunch table and in the hallways. At lunch, a ring of curious attendees three and four people deep circled his table, listening intently as Ballmer fielded queries about Yahoo (YHOO), Vista, financial processes and life without Bill.”

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