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Microsoft's Windows Chief: Hey, Our Windows 8 App Store Grew Faster Than Apple's (MSFT)

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One of the complaints against Windows 8 is the lack of apps. Windows 8 can't run older Windows apps in  "Metro" mode and the Windows RT version can't run Windows 7 apps at all. Seven months after launch, the Windows 8 app store now has 60,000 apps, Tami Reller, Microsoft's...
Microsoft's Windows Chief: Hey, Our Windows 8 App Store Grew Faster Than Apple's (MSFT)
Microsoft: Windows 8 passes 100M license sales, Windows Blue update on the way

Estimate: 41 percent of all Windows 8 licenses sold aren't being used

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Microsoft this week said that it had sold 100 million licenses of Windows 8 in the operating system's first six months. But how many copies are being used? That's a question Patrick Moorhead, principal analyst with Moor Insights & Strategy, had at the top of his list after seeing...
Estimate: 41 percent of all Windows 8 licenses sold aren't being used

REVIEW: Microsoft's New Tablet, The Surface Pro (MSFT)

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Microsoft isn't finished improving the Surface tablet. This week, the company will release an advanced version of its first tablet called the Surface Pro that's essentially a full-fledged Windows 8 computer crammed into a tablet form factor.  There's an important distinction to be made here: The Surface Pro isn't an iPad...
REVIEW: Microsoft's New Tablet, The Surface Pro (MSFT)

Why Microsoft's Earnings Report Doesn't Reveal How Windows 8 Is Doing

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Microsoft reported an unexpected boost in both profits and revenue within its Windows division for the fourth quarter, and yet little of that had to do with real demand for Windows 8. Well, possibly. Or maybe not. Or perhaps we're completely wrong. (See Microsoft Earnings Surprise: Windows Soars, While Office...
Why Microsoft's Earnings Report Doesn't Reveal How Windows 8 Is Doing
Windows 8.1 Will Be A Free Update For Windows 8 and Windows RT Users, Public Preview To Launch June 26
Steve Ballmer gives hearty recommendation to departing exec Steven Sinofsky

Windows exec sees Surface Pro as cheaper alternative to MacBook Air + iPad

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Why did Microsoft price the new 64 GB Surface with Windows 8 Pro tablet at $899 without a keyboard? The obvious answer: It runs full Windows 8, unlike the Surface RT, and its specs are comparable to touch-screen Windows 8 Ultrabooks, many of which cost more than $1,000 — roughly...
Windows exec sees Surface Pro as cheaper alternative to MacBook Air + iPad

Microsoft Says It Has Sold 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses To Date

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Microsoft just announced that it has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses so far. This is the first update the company has given since it announced that it had sold 4 million upgrades over the first weekend after Windows 8 went on sale earlier this month. According to Microsoft, “Windows...
Microsoft Says It Has Sold 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses To Date
Windows 8 has sold 40M licenses in one month, outpacing Win 7 upgrades

WINDOWS 8 BOSS STEVE SINOFSKY OUT AT MICROSOFT

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Microsoft's Windows boss Steve Sinofsky is out at Microsoft. AllThingsD says Sinofsky left due to tension with other Microsoft executives. The decision for him to leave was mutual. It's a very strange move. Sinofsky was considered by many to be the next CEO after Steve Ballmer. We've pasted the full press...
WINDOWS 8 BOSS STEVE SINOFSKY OUT AT MICROSOFT

No Metro-capable iTunes app coming to Windows 8 in near future

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"You shouldn't expect an iTunes [Metro] app on Windows 8 any time soon," Microsoft CFO Tami Reller tells CNN Money. "iTunes is in high demand. The welcome mat has been laid out. It's not for lack of trying." The quote may suggest that Microsoft has been talking with Apple about...
No Metro-capable iTunes app coming to Windows 8 in near future

Microsoft drops the Blue codename, confirms Windows 8.1 will be a free upgrade available 'later' this year

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One of the worst kept secrets rattling around Microsoft's campus is Windows Blue, the forthcoming update to Windows 8 that addresses users' bugbears about the revamped OS. However, like Picasso before it, Microsoft has decided to end its Blue Period by officially rechristening the platform with the more staid...
Microsoft drops the Blue codename, confirms Windows 8.1 will be a free upgrade available 'later' this year

This week at Microsoft: Blue, Windows 8, and Android dollars

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It’s Friday, friends, and that means we afford ourselves the moment to read up on what Microsoft got itself into during the last seven days. It’s been a heavy week for news on and about the company, so we’ll move quickly, hitting on a number of topics. Before we dive...
This week at Microsoft: Blue, Windows 8, and Android dollars

As Windows 8 crosses the 100 million sales mark, Tami Reller breaks down Microsoft's vision for the OS

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TNW sat down with Microsoft’s Tami Reller, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Windows, to discuss the progress of Windows 8 since its launch, and to look ahead at what to expect in the coming Windows Blue updates to the operating system. The big number: 100 million. That is...
As Windows 8 crosses the 100 million sales mark, Tami Reller breaks down Microsoft's vision for the OS

Ousted Microsoft Windows chief Steven Sinofsky's new job? Harvard Business School teacher

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Ousted Microsoft Windows chief Steven Sinofsky has a new profession: teacher. In a tweet, he stated that he was going to be heading to Harvard Business School this spring to help educate the minds of our future leaders. It was just a month ago when Sinofsky left Microsoft rather abruptly, with some speculating that...
Ousted Microsoft Windows chief Steven Sinofsky's new job? Harvard Business School teacher
Windows 8 hits 100M licenses: 'Very good, but not good enough,' says Microsoft exec

Microsoft sells 40 million Windows 8 copies in the first month, defying skeptical expectations

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In surprising but wholly welcome news, Microsoft has announced that, since its release one month ago, it has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses — roughly the same number of Windows 7 licenses sold in the same period three years ago. Furthermore, in terms of upgrades, Windows 8 is “outpacing”...
Microsoft sells 40 million Windows 8 copies in the first month, defying skeptical expectations
Microsoft's Windows President, Steven Sinofsky, Leaves Company Following Launch Of Windows 8

Steven Sinofsky, Windows President, leaving Microsoft effective immediately

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Steven Sinofsky MicrosoftSteven Sinofsky, President of Windows and Windows Live Division, is leaving Microsoft effective immediately, reports All Things D. The move is claimed to be a result of growing discontent within the software giant, with a number of executives reportedly unhappy when working with him due to his failure...
Steven Sinofsky, Windows President, leaving Microsoft effective immediately

How's Windows 8 doing? Microsoft reflects, 90 days in

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Forget the naysayers; Windows 8 is doing fine--at least according to Microsoft. "We feel good about where we are with Windows 8 - and of course there is still much more to do," Tami Reller, Microsoft's chief marketing officer, said in a Q&A post on the official Windows blog....
How's Windows 8 doing? Microsoft reflects, 90 days in

Windows 8 PCs, tablets to go on sale late October, Microsoft confirms

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Windows 8 will be released to manufacturing the first week of August, and the first PCs running the operating system will go on sale in late October, Microsoft confirmed today. The timing is not a surprise. It's within the range of what we expected given the availability of a Release...
Windows 8 PCs, tablets to go on sale late October, Microsoft confirms
Microsoft hunts internally for CFO: Report suggests it's Tami Reller vs. Amy Hood

Sinofsky Shocker: Windows President is Leaving Microsoft

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So much for all that talk about Steven Sinofsky being the next CEO of Microsoft. In a surprise move this evening, Microsoft announced that the Windows president is leaving the company, effective immediately, less than three weeks after the release of Windows 8. “It is impossible to count the...
Sinofsky Shocker: Windows President is Leaving Microsoft

Windows Chief: Windows 8 Wasn't Designed 'To Spite You' (MSFT)

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Six months after the release of Windows 8, Microsoft's top Windows executives Julie Larson-Green and Tami Reller have been forced to explain some of the design decisions that went into it. For instance, why did Microsoft kill the Start button from the "desktop mode," when so many people were upset...
Windows Chief: Windows 8 Wasn't Designed 'To Spite You' (MSFT)

After Bumpy Start, Microsoft Rethinks Windows 8

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In a recent interview, Tami Reller, the chief marketing officer and chief financial officer of the Windows division, revealed that a coming update to Windows 8, code-named Windows Blue, will be released this calendar year and will include modifications that make the software easier to learn....
After Bumpy Start, Microsoft Rethinks Windows 8

Microsoft tops 100 million Windows 8 licenses sold, promises Windows Blue update in 2013

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For many observers, the real story for Windows 8 was never going to be the 60 million licenses sold during the holiday rush -- it was always about the long term. The first indications of its post-launch impact are here, and show mixed results. In an interview on the...
Microsoft tops 100 million Windows 8 licenses sold, promises Windows Blue update in 2013
Here is the first-ever 8-inch Windows 8 tablet -- starting at $380, running on Intel

Windows Blue developer preview confirmed for late June

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Now we know why Windows co-chief Tami Reller spent so much time talking about the impending Windows Blue update recently. Julie Larson-Green, the other Windows co-chief, took to the podium at the Wired Business Conference today to confirm that a developer preview of Windows 8.1--a.k.a. Windows Blue--will be made...
Windows Blue developer preview confirmed for late June
Microsoft sells 40 million Windows 8 licenses in a month, outpaces Windows 7 upgrades
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