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Windows 8 Sales

Microsoft Revives Old Feature In Effort To Spur Sales

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology

By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is bringing back the Windows "start" button, offering a stripped-down version among a ...

Windows 8 Is Actually Doing About As Well As Windows 7

Reuters | Bill Rigby | Posted 07.06.2013 | Technology

By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has sold 100 million Windows 8 licenses in the six months since launch, roughly in lin...

Windows 8 Is Actually Hurting PC Sales

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and PETER SVENSSON | Posted 10.08.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The ailing personal computer market is getting weaker, and it's starting to look as if it will never fully recover as a new gen...

Don't Hold Your Breath For A PC Turnaround

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - Holiday season shoppers shunned Windows 8 desktops and notebooks in favor of tablets and smartphones, resulting in a 4.3 percent fa...

10 Weeks After Launch, How Is Windows 8 Selling?

Reuters | Bill Rigby | Posted 03.10.2013 | Technology

By Bill Rigby LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has sold 60 million licenses and upgrades for its new Windows 8 operating system in ...

Jason Gilbert

What Are You Waiting For?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

This week, Microsoft announced that it sold a truly bananas 40 million licenses of Windows 8 in the new operating system's first month of availability...

Initial Sales For Windows 8: Not Bad

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | Technology

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses in the month since launch on October 26, according to one of the new co-head...

Bad News For Windows 8

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2012 | Technology

Between the vigorous ad campaign and redundant launch events, you've probably heard: Microsoft recently released a shiny-new, touchscreen-optimized op...