CES 2012: A Second Chance for Windows 8?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Whether you believe Windows 8 sales are thriving or struggling, the 2013 International CES conference (Jan. 8-11, Las Vegas) will arrive at the perfect time for Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and its hardware partners. From tablets to PCs and smartphones, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) offers Microsoft the ideal opportunity to fine-tune its mobile strategy for 2013. Let’s face it: The Windows 8 story has been somewhat underwhelming so far. On the one hand, Microsoft has a compelling developer story — delivering a single platform that allows partners to write applications for smart p (IT news)