Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Step Down in 12 Months

Leaves following major reorg as software giant braces for rapidly shifting PC market

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer plans to step down within the next year after his successor is named, the company announced on Friday.

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