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Windows 8 No Better Than Vista: Samsung Executive

A major executive at one of Microsoft's most important hardware partners has slammed the Redmond-based firm's newest operating system (OS), Windows 8. In a recent meeting with reporters, Samsung memory chip division president Jun Dong-soo said ... Microsoft's new OS had done nothing to stop the decline of PC hardware sales. "The global PC industry is steadily shrinking despite the launch of Windows 8," Dong-soo said. Samsung Exec: Windows 8 No Better Than Vista The Samsung executive then slammed Microsoft's newest OS by saying, "I think the Windows 8 system is no better than the previous Windows ... (view more)

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Microsoft CEO on Sinofsky: 'We Wish Him Well'

Microsoft's chief executive officer has finally weighed in on the recent departure of Steven Sinofsky , former president of the firm's Windows division. In a recent interview at Silicon Valley's Churchill Club, Steve Ballmer had only good things to ... say about Sinofsky. The departing executive had been with Microsoft for more than two decades. Since 2009, he was in charge of Microsoft's Windows unit, and played a key role in the development of both Windows 7 and Windows 8. Ballmer: Sinofsky Made "Amazing Contributions" In his interview, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer credited Sinofsky ... (view more)

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