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Microsoft Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky Out Following Windows 8 and Surface Launches

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Late yesterday, Microsoft announced its own management shakeup, with Windows and Windows Live President Steven Sinofsky stepping down from the role he had held for over three years. Sinofsky's position is now being split, with Windows executive Julie Larson-Green taking on oversight of engineering and Windows chief financial officer and...
Microsoft Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky Out Following Windows 8 and Surface Launches

Windows Whiz Sinofsky Faces Moment of Truth

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No matter how the world greets Microsoft's next version of Windows, due out on Friday, one man will receive most of the praise or blame: Steven Sinofsky....
Windows Whiz Sinofsky Faces Moment of Truth

Windows On ARM, Complete With Next Version of Office, To Arrive With Rest of Windows 8

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After being somewhat less than clear about its Windows-on-ARM plans, Microsoft answered a number of lingering questions on Thursday. In an interview, Windows unit President Steven Sinofsky said that the first ARM-based machines running Windows 8 should show up around the same time as the first Windows 8 machines running...
Windows On ARM, Complete With Next Version of Office, To Arrive With Rest of Windows 8
Microsoft reveals plans to update preloaded Windows 8 apps

What lengths did Microsoft go to keep the Surface a secret?

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That sound you hear coming from Silicon Valley this week? That’s the grumbling of Microsoft’s partners, who we now know were kept in the dark until days before the reveal of the Redmond, Washington company’s tablet on Monday.Reuters reports the earliest that any partner was told of the Surface was Friday,...
What lengths did Microsoft go to keep the Surface a secret?

MEDIA + TECH: Parallels in Microsoft, Apple Departures

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TimesCast Media+Tech: The abrupt departure of Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky. | David Pogue reviews fitness bands in 60 seconds. | Integrating technology into the way children play....
MEDIA + TECH: Parallels in Microsoft, Apple Departures

Microsoft's Steven Guggenheimer: Steven Sinofsky Is A "Phenomenal Visionary" - Will Be Missed At Microsoft

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At LeWeb Paris this morning, Microsoft’s corporate vice president for its Developer & Platform Evangelism Group, just took the stage to discuss the state of the Windows 8 developer ecosystem and Microsoft in general with Techonomy Media‘s Founder & CEO David Kirkpatrick. Guggenheimer has now spent more than 18 years...
Microsoft's Steven Guggenheimer: Steven Sinofsky Is A "Phenomenal Visionary" - Will Be Missed At Microsoft
Windows head Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft
Windows 8 won’t have DVD playback built-in — and that makes total sense

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Microsoft's Cloud Computing Platform Melts Down (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Up With MarketsMarkets are up as retail sales smash expectations. Shares of MSFT are up with technology. Upcoming catalysts include Windows 8, Windows Server 8, Office 15 and Windows Phone 8;...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Microsoft's Cloud Computing Platform Melts Down (MSFT)
Steven Sinofsky touts the value of Windows 8 PCs over the iPad mini

The Next CEO Of Microsoft Suddenly No Longer Works At Microsoft

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“Floored.” “Wow.” “Wild.” Those are some of the reactions within Microsoft tonight upon hearing that Windows and Windows Live President Steven Sinofsky would be leaving the company “effective immediately“. Those are the reactions because nearly all Microsoft employees found out about the news tonight alongside the rest of us. Microsoft and...
The Next CEO Of Microsoft Suddenly No Longer Works At Microsoft
Microsoft announces Surface: a sleek Windows 8 tablet with killer accessories

Missteps Curb Microsoft Bonuses for Ballmer and Sinofsky

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A slide in the sales of Microsoft's flagship Windows product and a tangle with European regulators helped trim the bonuses for Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive, and Steven Sinofsky, president of the company's Windows division, according to an annual proxy filing that Microsoft made with securities regulators....
Missteps Curb Microsoft Bonuses for Ballmer and Sinofsky

Windows head Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft

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Steven Sinofsky, the executive in charge of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system and the driving force behind the new OS, is leaving the company, Microsoft announced late Monday. Sinofsky was also the public face for Windows 8 and its new Metro interface, posting constant updates in a Windows 8...
Windows head Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft
Reports that Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 will be priced above $1,000 likely inaccurate

Microsoft shares down 3 percent in early trading

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The company's shareholders are getting their first chance to respond to the news of Windows boss Steven Sinofsky's departure. [Read more]...
Microsoft shares down 3 percent in early trading

Microsoft, Windows 8, and the Innovator’s Dilemma (or, why you hate Windows 8)

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One thing is obvious from the immediate reaction to Windows 8 Release Preview. Most of those who try it do not like it. It is a contrast to the pre-release days of Windows 7, when there was near-consensus that, whatever you think of Windows overall, the new edition was better...
Microsoft, Windows 8, and the Innovator’s Dilemma (or, why you hate Windows 8)

Windows 8 "Release Preview" due in the first week of June

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Traditionally, Microsoft has released "betas" and "release candidates" of in-development software. But Microsoft hasn't had an official beta release of Windows 8, —instead, the company has labelled it a "Consumer Preview." Now, Microsoft has announced it won't have a "release candidate" either, because that too has been renamed: Steven...
Windows 8 "Release Preview" due in the first week of June
Mozilla says Microsoft won't allow rival browsers on ARM Windows desktop

Yes, Windows 8 Truly Is An Opportunity For Apple

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A few weeks ago I wrote a piece called "You Know Who Loves Windows 8's Metro Interface? Apple." That was on Oct. 25, the day Microsoft had its big rollout of Windows 8 in New York.  Flash forward a few weeks and it's looking like Windows 8 will indeed be a...
Yes, Windows 8 Truly Is An Opportunity For Apple

Microsoft Gives Windows 8 Chief the Boot

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Steven Sinofsky. Photo: Microsoft SwedenMicrosoft isn’t just changing up its software, it’s revamping leadership. In a release Monday evening, Microsoft announced the departure of Steven Sinofsky, the chief architect of its newly-launched Windows 8 operating system. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer played it diplomatically. “I am grateful for the many years...
Microsoft Gives Windows 8 Chief the Boot

Beneath The Surface, Windows President Steven Sinofsky Contends With Microsoft's Awkward Hardware Partner Relationships

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September's been a busy month for product announcements: Apple, Nokia, HP, Motorola, and Amazon have all unveiled new smartphones or tablets. And HTC, Lenovo, and other hardware makers will introduce even more new gadgets in the coming weeks. But no matter how many devices flood the market this holiday season,...
Beneath The Surface, Windows President Steven Sinofsky Contends With Microsoft's Awkward Hardware Partner Relationships
For Apple, Microsoft, and Google, mobile convergence means executive consolidation

Daily Report: Sinofsky's Abrasive Nature

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According to several current and former Microsoft executives, several run-ins with other company leaders led to Steven Sinofsky's departure, reports Nick Wingfield in The New York Times....
Daily Report: Sinofsky's Abrasive Nature

TimesCast Media + Tech: Parallels in Departures at Microsoft and Apple

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The abrupt departure of Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky. David Pogue reviews fitness bands in 60 seconds. Integrating technology into the way children play....
TimesCast Media + Tech: Parallels in Departures at Microsoft and Apple

Where next for Steven Sinofsky?

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Steven Sinofsky, the former president of Microsoft’s Windows group probably never needs to work again — he’s a 20-year-plus veteran of the company who is vested many times over. But no one really thinks he’s retiring. So … where will SteveSi land next? Interesting question. He’s not talking (much), so let’s...
Where next for Steven Sinofsky?

Here's Everything You Wanted To Know About Microsoft's Upcoming iPad Killers (MSFT)

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Microsoft's Windows chief Steven Sinofsky just put up 8,000+ word blog post on Microsoft's plans for Windows 8 on the low-powered ARM processors that today run the iPad and most other tablets. This is the most critical part of Windows 8. Like every version of Windows, Windows 8 will...
Here's Everything You Wanted To Know About Microsoft's Upcoming iPad Killers (MSFT)

More on Windows on ARM: Highlights from Sinofsky's 8,600 Word Opus

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We’ve already covered the highlights of Microsoft’s Windows-on-ARM news Thursday, namely that it will have a desktop mode, but only for Office, Internet Explorer and Windows itself. However, there are some other interesting nuggets amid Steven Sinofsky’s epic blog post, which just posted. There won’t be an “off” button for...
More on Windows on ARM: Highlights from Sinofsky's 8,600 Word Opus

Update: Microsoft Restructuring Nears, As Execs Top Fret Over Their Fate

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According to sources close to the situation, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is likely unveil his plans to restructure the tech giant to a larger group of senior execs by July 1. That prospect has many top managers at the company worried, since Ballmer has been making these significant plans...
Update: Microsoft Restructuring Nears, As Execs Top Fret Over Their Fate
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