The former Windows chief is joining cloud storage service Box as an adviser, and will weigh in on future product strategy.
Local Motion, a company that provides access and analytics for car fleets, gets $6 million in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz and its board partner, Steven Sinofsky.
The former Windows head hops onto the board of Andreessen Horowitz, but says he'll continue to "pursue other business and product development opportunities that arise."
A new SEC filing notes that former Windows President Steven Sinofsky will be freed from his noncompete clauses after the end of calendar 2013.
At the D11 conference, Steven Sinofsky said it's too early to pick winners and losers as the PC industry evolves with new form factors.
Looking to keep conversation about technology and products alive after his abrupt departure from Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky fires up a writing experiment.
Windows 8 was the crowning achievement in a distinguished career of shipping quality products for Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky. That's why his abrupt exit right after it launched was so surprising.
The former Microsoft Windows boss responded to charges that he tried to make over the company's Windows Phone division, as well as its developer business.
During a Churchill Club discussion, Microsoft's CEO offers observations on his former lieutenant and on Windows 8, as well as Apple and Google.
"Steven has made one of most amazing contributions anybody will ever make to any company in terms of guiding key activities and engineering systems," Ballmer said.