November 15, 2012

Why Did Microsoft's Ideas Man Leave?

Geoff Duncan, Digital Trends

Digital Trends

Shock and confusion enveloped the tech world on Monday with the news that Steven Sinofsky, head of Microsoft’s $18 billion Windows division, was leaving the company effective immediately. The move comes less than a month after the debut of Windows 8 and the launch of Microsoft’s first hardware computing product, Surface with Windows RT. Both products were Sinofsky’s direct responsibility, and his abrupt departure immediately caused people to speculate that the mixed critical response...

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