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Steve Ballmer's keynote at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show was more notable for what he didn't say.
At Gartner in October 2010, Ballmer told the audience that Microsoft's riskiest product was the next version of Windows.
Steve Ballmer puts on his business face and uniform - and makes the trek to Wall Street to provide analysts with an annual “Strategic Update” overview. There he covers the areas where Microsoft plans to invest and why. Here are his seven big bets for 2009.