From Microsoft’s official Twitter account:
Steve Ballmer not speaking at Apple Dev Conf. Nor appearing on Dancing with the Stars. Nor riding in the Belmont. Just FYI.
Sounds about right to me. One could argue that it would be a good thing for Apple to let developers write code for their platforms on Windows PCs, but I simply couldn’t get past the three points I had previously mentioned. Analysts pull a lot of predictions out of their butt, and this happened to be one of them.