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Microsoft's Steve Ballmer is probably one of the most hated CEOs on the planet - being called the worst ever by some cynics. But whether you like him or hate him, you can't deny that he's one of the most quotable and entertaining suits in the tech industry. We take a look...

"Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches." - Of course, Microsoft has never been shy about its disdain for Linux, but the company has since softened its stance somewhat, even contributing some code.

"There's no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance." - Said after the iPhone unveiling back in 2007. Ouch. Ballmer also slated the lack of a physical keyboard, "which makes it not a very good email machine".

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