Steve Ballmer fired Sinofsky, clearing the way for faster progress in mobile

Steve Ballmer fired Sinofsky, clearing the way for faster progress in mobile

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New No one was more public as the face of Windows 8 than Microsoft exec Steven Sinofsky. As Windows Division President, his sudden departure from the company only two weeks after the Windows 8 launch turned heads across the world of technology. It’s easy to always view the departure of a...
Steve Ballmer fired Sinofsky, clearing the way for faster progress in mobile
                                       

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venturebeat.com
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