Steve Ballmer has one hell of a retirement plan. Since he left Microsoft, the company’s stock has risen to its highest level in well over a decade. And Ballmer is worth $1.7 billion more than when he quit. Microsoft should rehire Ballmer and let him quit again. It’s a win win.

+ The flubbed launch of Apple Maps was a debacle in large part because Apple so rarely botches launches these days. But according to ComScore numbers, people have gotten used to Apple Maps and their usage is eating into the market leader: How Google lost when everyone thought it had won.