Category Archives: NEWSBYTES

Ex-Windows 8 chief agrees not to badmouth Microsoft, gets stock payout

“Microsoft’s former head of Windows 8 development has agreed not to badmouth Microsoft or work for some of its competitors and in return will receive a payout for unvested stock in the company, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday. The “retirement agreement” with Steven Sinofsky, who left Microsoft in November after leading the development of its Windows 8… Read More »

Is Windows 8 the new “New Coke” ?

Microsoft will release a preview version of Windows Blue in June of this year.  So in order to keep you all up-to-date on the latest news about Windows, Windows 8, and  Microsoft’s apparent, upcoming admission that they have failed, once again, to keep the consumer’s wants and needs in mind when developing new products and operating systems, read… Read More »

Windows Blue: The answer to “The Windows 8 Blues”?

This article, published by ABC news, should be of interest to all Windows 8 users, and to those Windows XP devotees who are holding on to their Windows XP systems until the bitter end (April 2014): “Since releasing Windows 8, Microsoft has sold over 100 million licenses, however users have said that the software changes were confusing. Recently, analyst… Read More »

Blackout Day: Hacking group Anonymous calls for sites to black out their front pages today (Monday 22 April 2013)

Hacking group Anonymous asked websites to black out their front pages on Monday, in protest against legislation in the U.S. that would allow online companies and government agencies to more easily share personal information. The protest against the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), meant to start from 6 a.m. GMT, appeared to have little traction early.… Read More »