Update: TechCrunch has confirmed the news. Belfiore will take on new Internet Explorer responsbility, in addition to his current Windows Phone work.
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore will absorb some of the responsibilities formerly executed by Internet Explorer's corporate vice president, according to sources speaking to The Verge.
Sources familiar with the situation have confirmed with TechCrunch that Joe Belfiore, current corporate vice president of the Windows Phone project, will pick up some Internet Explorer duties in addition to his current role.
Earlier reports indicated that Belfiore would take on some of the Internet Explorer responsibility left open by now departing corporate vice president of that effort, Dean Hac
Now this is something you don't read every day. Dick Brass, vice president at Microsoft from 1997 to 2004, has written an article for The New York Times' Op-Ed section, detailing the flaws in Microsoft's corporate culture, and how they've severely affected the company in a negative way. Telling, and painful.
At LeWeb Paris this morning, Microsoft’s corporate vice president for its Developer & Platform Evangelism Group, just took the stage to discuss the state of the Windows 8 developer ecosystem and Microsoft in general with Techonomy Media‘s Founder & CEO David Kirkpatrick.
Microsoft’s comments on happenings outside its immediate product portfolio are rare, and all the more valuable when they do appear. Here’s one from Horacio Gutierrez, “Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel”, entitled “Apple v. HTC: A Step Along the Path of Addressing IP Rights in Smartphones.”
By now, all the alarm bells should be going [...]