“Best. Company meeting. Ever.” was what one of them Tweeted. Others praised Microsoft's CEO by saying that “Steve Ballmer is the new Oprah!”.The announcement was made by CEO Steve Ballmer himself during the annual Microsoft employee meeting held in Seattle. To no surprise, some who attended were quick to let the world know about the generous gifts:
This isn't the first time Microsoft is treating its employees in such a fashion, but this has to be the most generous the company has been in the recent years. Those who worked for Microsoft back when WP7 was being introduced got a virtually free Windows Phone handset. At the same time, the free gadgetry those fortunate ones will be getting should ensure that none of them would be tempted to join the dark side.