NBC's Matt Lauer Raised Steve Ballmer's Bonus Issue During Windows Phone 7 Event

Today, when Steve Ballmer, was unveiling Windows Phone 7, Matt Lauer of NBC reminded him that he missed his bonus because of poor mobile phone sales. Matt starts the interview with Steve Ballmer by talking about the negative aspects of Microsoft's mobile phone history. Ballmer does a fantastic job of changing the subject and avoiding […]

Today, when Steve Ballmer, was unveiling Windows Phone 7, Matt Lauer of NBC reminded him that he missed his bonus because of poor mobile phone sales. Matt starts the interview with Steve Ballmer by talking about the negative aspects of Microsoft's mobile phone history. Ballmer does a fantastic job of changing the subject and avoiding the awkward conversation that Matt Lauer has created. The interview does show off the Windows Phone 7 interface: