Power Struggle Clouds Windows Chief's Departure from Microsoft


Even Stevens? We don't think so! Just three weeks after the intro of Windows 8, the view from the top at Windows is little cloudy. A power struggle among top executives named Steve has resulted in the aburpt departure of now-ex president, Steven Sinofsky. Apparently, Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer is derermined to push the firm in new direction at all costs. 

The fissure announced late Monday came less than three weeks after Sinofsky and Ballmer appeared on a stage in New York to hail the long-awaited release of Windows 8, a radical overhaul of the operating system. The Redmond, Washington-based company designed it to make its products more relevant in an age when more daily computing tasks are shifting from desktop and laptop machines to smartphones and tablet computers.


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