Microsoft Windows users running XP, Vista or Windows 7 will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99 when the new operating software becomes available, a date that has yet to be officially announced but which most observers and insiders believe will be sometime in October.
Of the two versions of Windows 8 Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) plans to ship, Windows 8 Pro is more feature-rich and eventual
OR those who do not remember, Microsoft harassed the man who ran the "Boycott Microsoft" Web site by contacting his employer. Microsoft’s censorship on the Web and policing of people’s views is a well-established fact that Microsoft may try to deny.
I have a System76 Lemur Ultra Thin (lemu4) running Ubuntu 12.04.1 64 bit Long Term Service and I also have VM Ware Workstation 9.0.0 64 bit running Microsoft Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate Edition Service Pack 1 in a 64 bit 50.00 GB guest virtual machine.
Microsoft Corporation is set to release Microsoft Windows 8, RT, and Phone 8 worldwide in October 2012.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is set to address thousands of technology partners July 9. His keynote, scheduled for Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC12) in Toronto, will need to communicate Microsoft’s cloud momentum while assuring partners that the company’s Windows 8 strategy across desktops, notebooks, tablets, and smartphones will unlock new profit opportunities.
Microsoft has just dropped a major bombshell: Steven Sinofsky, President, Windows Division, is leaving the company, effective immediately. The news is being characterized as a mutual decision, but industry observers know that these things never are.
Microsoft is expected to unveil Office 15 (perhaps for Windows 8, Windows 7 and Apple iPad) as soon as Monday, July 16. The software company hopes Office 15 and peer product launches like Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 will lift sales, profits and partner wins to new heights.