It wasn’t too long ago that charismatic Box CEO Aaron Levie would mercilessly make fun of Microsoft. Now he’s getting closer to the company than ever.
Former Microsoft executive Steven Sinofsky, who left the company in a shakeup last November, has joined VC firm Andreessen Horowitz as a board partner.
Former Windows boss Steven Sinofsky, who recently left Microsoft after an executive shakeup, has accepted a teaching position at Harvard University.
Sinofsky feels the need to set the record straight, saying that he had not tried to take over other executives’ divisions
No hard feelings here: Steve Ballmer waxed enthusiastic about Steven Sinofsky’s contributions to Microsoft, most recently as the head of Windows 8.
“He was a very alienating character. He alienated partners, he alienated ISVs, he alienated other people at Microsoft, and left a trail of disenfranchised people,”
With news that Windows head Steven Sinofsky is out at Microsoft, it was only a matter of minutes before CEO Steve Ballmer’s letter to employees about the situation leaked out.
I guess helping to make Windows 8 a reality wasn’t enough to keep this guy around.
Editor’s Pick After Microsoft pitched the Surface as the perfect no-compromise device of the future, we found that it was anything but.
Just one day before Windows 8 comes out in stores, Microsoft has corralled journalists, analysts, and its partners to officially kick off the new operating system.
Long battery life, small size, and multitouch screens: That’s what Microsoft is promising its PC partners will soon deliver using a version of Windows 8 known as Windows RT. Today, the company delivered some specifics.
Well this is a new one: must-see-Microsoft TV!
I can’t help but sigh whenever I hear more details about Microsoft’s ill-fated Courier tablet.
Clarifying some confusion from earlier this week, Microsoft has made it clear that Windows 8 tablets and notebooks running ARM processors won’t be able to run apps from the x86 (running Intel and AMD CPUs) version of the OS.