Microsoft 60 Million Windows 8 Licenses Sold: Reality Check

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has sold 60 million Windows 8 licenses, but a true reality check for the touch-enabled operating system will arrive once PC makers — Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), HP (NYSE: HPQ) and Lenovo (HKSE: 992.hk) — announce quarterly earnings. And for Microsoft’s deeper thoughts on Windows 8 sales, circle January 24, 2013 on your calendar. Here’s why. First, the latest Microsoft anecdote: Tami Reller, Chief Financial and Chief Marketing Officer for Windows, shared the Windows 8 sales figure at the JP Morgan Tech Forum at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (IT news)