Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) released it preview edition of Windows 8, putting the world’s largest software company closer to launching what will be its most important product for the next two years. New launches of the Windows series drive tens of billions of dollars in Microsoft sales. The company announced
It’s Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It’s an all-new touch interface. It’s a new Windows for new devices. And it’s easy to try now—whether you’re installing it for the first time, or moving from Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
The product, modified for mobile devices, may be the company’s last chance to get into a market in which it has failed and been beaten by Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android system
Douglas A. McIntyre