Comments
10 Secret Reasons Ballmer Bought LA Clippers
Oldest First  |  Newest First  |  Threaded View
Charlie Babcock
50%
50%
Charlie Babcock,
User Rank: Author
9/2/2014 | 1:55:28 PM
Ballmer's Clippers destine for 'Show time?'
Blake Griffin may not like this list, and No. 8 isn't bad, but I like No. 1. Who'd you rather seek to unseat: Google or the Lakers? In the Laker's current state, the Clippers may have a shot at becoming the darlings of LA. The Clippers and the Warriors may become the hottest in-state rivalry. (Ah, after baseball season). 
Shane M. O'Neill
50%
50%
Shane M. O'Neill,
User Rank: Author
9/2/2014 | 4:08:50 PM
The LA Clippys
Maybe this is all a ruse to bring back disgraced MS Office virtual assistant, Clippy. The Clippers become the Clippys. How long would Clippy last as a mascot before getting beaten to a pulp by fans?
Li Tan
IW Pick
100%
0%
Li Tan,
User Rank: Ninja
9/3/2014 | 3:15:52 AM
Re: The LA Clippys
This is interesting question. Clippy is pretty handy but it would be nice to watch how long it will last as a mascot. I would prefer to have this mascot there even though I don't use it so often. To me somehow it's a symbol of MS Office.:-)
Susan_Nunziata
50%
50%
Susan_Nunziata,
User Rank: Strategist
9/3/2014 | 6:38:26 PM
Good enough for Letterman
Well done, Rob! This was hilarious, and could have made it onto Letterman IMHO. You had me laughing out loud by No. 5.
majenkins
50%
50%
majenkins,
User Rank: Ninja
9/4/2014 | 9:03:25 AM
Re: Ballmer's Clippers destine for 'Show time?'
Balmer and his Clippies will never unseat the LAKERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Todder
50%
50%
Todder,
User Rank: Moderator
9/9/2014 | 1:13:17 PM
Good one Rob
You should take a stab at BleacherReport ... caught me off guard here. You're pretty funny.


IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Government Tech Digest Oct. 27, 2014
To meet obligations -- and avoid accusations of cover-up and incompetence -- federal agencies must get serious about digitizing records.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of October 26, 2014 and for the incredible Friday Afternoon Conversation that runs beside the program.
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.