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Windows 8: Microsoft's 'New Coke'

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The tech giant's new operating system is a bold step into a future where tablets and traditional PCs blend together. But is it too bold? By Cyrus Sanati, contributor FORTUNE -- Will the launch of Windows 8 next month be Microsoft's "New Coke" moment? Like when Coca-Cola introduced a new...
Windows 8: Microsoft's 'New Coke'

How to get a new PC that runs Windows 7, not Windows 8

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New Coke, the XFL, the recently canceled ABC drama 666 Park Avenue--all perfectly decent, but they lacked that certain excitement that turns a pimply kid into a Justin Bieber. Windows 8 is also having a hard time exciting the masses. We love much about its touch-oriented user interface, personalization...
How to get a new PC that runs Windows 7, not Windows 8

Windows 8 sucks: Perception or reality?

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Computers just aren't selling like they used to, and many critics, analysts, and longtime Windows users point the blame finger at one culprit in particular: Windows 8. Nobody's using Windows 8, they say. It's worse than New Coke, they say. PC shipments are cratering and it's all Windows 8's...
Windows 8 sucks: Perception or reality?

Microsoft blues

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Microsoft blues: Speaking of blues... "Schumpeter" of The Economist has this to say about Microsoft and Windows 8: This is why Windows 8's poor performance matters. It was an attempt to solve the innovator's dilemma by creating an operating system and a user interface for both PCs and mobiles. Mr...
Microsoft blues
Whoops! Windows 8 do-over on the way

Come to think of it, Vista did seem a lot like the "New Coke" experiment. http://lgno.me/cYHTAK

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Come to think of it, Vista did seem a lot like the "New Coke" experiment. http://lgno.me/cYHTAK

Why the Start button is Microsoft's 'New Coke' moment

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Companies make bad decisions all the time. Some of those decisions do irreparable harm, but others--like forcing users to boot to the new Modern interface in Windows 8, and taking away the Start button--can be reversed. Microsoft needs to ask whether it makes sense to backpedal. There is new...
Why the Start button is Microsoft's 'New Coke' moment

Windows 8 marketing fiasco deemed even worse than 'New Coke'

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Windows 8 marketing fiasco deemed even worse than 'New Coke'

If Windows 8 is New Coke, then the solution is simple: Windows Classic

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If Windows 8 is New Coke, then the solution is simple: Windows Classic

Microsoft isn't planning Windows 8 wake amid 'New Coke' comparisons

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Microsoft doesn't feel like having a smile amid criticism that its Windows 8 operating system is like New Coke, which fizzled after its debut. The software maker is firing back with a little pop of its own. A communications executive for the Redmond, Wash.-based company, Frank Shaw, said in...
Microsoft isn't planning Windows 8 wake amid 'New Coke' comparisons

Windows 8 isn't New Coke, says top Microsoft exec; it's Diet Coke

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Frank X. Shaw, Microsoft's head of corporate communications, defended his company's Windows information disclosure strategy, denying that Microsoft has adopted Apple's "cone of silence" approach to imparting news....
Windows 8 isn't New Coke, says top Microsoft exec; it's Diet Coke

Switched On: Form in the USA

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The Mac Pro might have been worthy of the "One More Thing" kinds of reveals that Steve Jobs used to do at Apple events. Despite being foreshadowed by Tim Cook as a product the company was going to...
Switched On: Form in the USA

Microsoft: Windows 8 is not New Coke

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When The Coca-Cola Company tried to introduce “New Coke” to the market back in 1985, it was considered one of the worst product decisions known to mankind. Now, some analysts are comparing Coke’s mistakes to Microsoft and Windows 8, based on the negative reaction radical changes in the operating system, and Microsoft’s upcoming move...
Microsoft: Windows 8 is not New Coke

Microsoft to redesign Windows 8 as PC sales plummet

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Biggest expectation is that update will revive start button familiar to users for 17 years before removal from Windows 8When Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer first revealed his software for the touchscreen world in February 2012, he said he was "betting the company" on it.There were "no compromises" made in replacing...
Microsoft to redesign Windows 8 as PC sales plummet

DailyDirt: I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing...

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The Cola Wars have been over for a long time. As usual in war, there are no real winners -- just a lot of wasted spending. Now that we're giving peace a chance, here are just a few lingering concerns over these dark-colored soft drinks. Coca-Cola and Pepsi are going...
DailyDirt: I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing...

Microsoft Is Tired Of Listening To All The Windows 8 Bashing (MSFT)

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Frank Shaw, Microsoft's head of corporate communications, thinks some of the Windows 8 critics out there need to take a chill pill.  In a Friday blog post, Shaw linked to stories that ran this week in The Economist and Financial Times as examples of media outlets getting carried away in depicting Windows...
Microsoft Is Tired Of Listening To All The Windows 8 Bashing (MSFT)

Big Changes Coming to Your Gmail Inbox

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Gmail announced on its blog this morning a major design overhaul which will be rolling out to inboxes "gradually." The new inbox is designed around five tabs: primary (for your human-to-human contacts), social (notices from Google+, which you knew they'd work in somehow, YouTube, and Picasa), promotions (retailers), updates...
Big Changes Coming to Your Gmail Inbox

Microsoft: That Windows 8 "New Coke" Analogy is Silly

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Will the launch of Microsoft’s forthcoming update to Windows 8 next month be the company’s “New Coke” moment? Is its rumored plan to revive the traditional “Start” button it killed when it debuted Windows 8 a massive and humiliating reversal of course following an ill-concieved reimagining of the company’s flagship...
Microsoft: That Windows 8 "New Coke" Analogy is Silly
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