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Steve Ballmer rumored to speak during WWDC keynote

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 6:38PM EST

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Here’s a crazy rumor to start off the day. According to Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdhry, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is planning to make a cameo during Apple’s WWDC keynote. No, he’s not going to be there to crash the stage, but rather speak for seven minutes about Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. According to Chowdhry, Visual Studio 2010 will for the first time allow developers to author native iPhone applications from a Windows machine. If this were to actually happen, it would be quite the coup for Apple to say the least. Thoughts?

UPDATE: Microsoft took to Twitter to dispel this rumor: “Steve Ballmer not speaking at Apple Dev Conf. Nor appearing on Dancing with the Stars. Nor riding in the Belmont. Just FYI.” And that’s that.