Tag Archives: Steven Sinofsky

Is Windows 8 the new Vista? (Redux)

Paul Thurrott has been posting recently that inside Microsoft people are referring to Windows 8/8.1 as “Vista”.  Of course many outsiders (but not me) have referred to it as being as bad as Vista ever since Windows 8 was revealed … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the new Windows leadership

I’ve had a number of people question if  Julie Larson-Green is up to the task of running Windows Engineering.  No one has questioned Tami Reller’s expanded responsibilities because, well, Tami is pretty much doing the same job she had before except … Continue reading

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Live Long and Prosper SteveSi

I was only momentarily shocked when I heard last night that Steven Sinofsky was leaving Microsoft.  It was momentary because a friend had told me months ago that Steven would be gone soon after Windows 8 launched.  The claim was … Continue reading

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Windows 8 and Arrogance (or not)

I know that I struck a nerve with a comment about Windows Phone apps, Windows 8, and Microsoft Windows President Steven Sinofsky.  I wanted to explore this topic further on two fronts.  First of course is the entire Windows Phone … Continue reading

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What’s behind Terry Myerson replacing Andy Lees as head of Windows Phone

I was suprised as anyone at today’s news that Terry Myerson was replacing Andy Lees as head of Windows Phone.  I don’t know if Steve Ballmer was dissatisfied with Andy, though I can see reasons (beyond the obvious) why he should … Continue reading

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