With interest rates at historic lows, and shares languishing below $30, Seattle Times' Brier...

|By:, SA News Editor

With interest rates at historic lows, and shares languishing below $30, Seattle Times' Brier Dudley wonders if it's time gargantuan Microsoft (MSFT -1.8%) took itself private. And he's not the only one, MSFT's GM of IR says: "Sure, in the back of people's minds. We've thought about it."