Media Alert: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Deliver Industry Announcement Today

SAN FRANCISCO — Nov. 2, 2006

What:

Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer will deliver an announcement during a press conference today in San Francisco.

When:

2 p.m. PST, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006

Where:

JW Marriott Hotel San Francisco
500 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94102

Teleconference Information:

Listen-only news conference:

  • United States: (888) 566-6508

  • International: +1 (517) 308-9169

  • Pass code: 1626850

Webcast:

A live webcast will be available. After the conference has ended, the video will be available for streaming at the same link for at least six months.

Transcript:

A written transcript of the news conference will be available on the PressPass Web site two hours after the conference call has ended.

News Conference Satellite Coordinates:

B-Roll will be available via a satellite feed. For more information and satellite coordinates, please contact wctvseattle@wctv.com.

Audio Replay Information:

An audio replay of the news conference will be available approximately one hour after the conference call has ended, and will be available online for 30 days. You can access the downloadable file by using the following Pass code: 1626850

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