Posts Tagged ‘Windows 8’

Ballmer Out: Ex-CEO Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Former chief Ballmer quits Microsoft board in letter to successor

Users Snub Windows 8 as XP Share Slumps

Global desktop share for both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 shrinks on last month

Are Microsoft Job Cuts Imminent?

According to various sources Microsoft is set to make its biggest round of job cuts in five years

‘Nothing Off The Table’ As Nadella Moves to Modernize Microsoft

New CEO pledges to streamline company as major restructure looms

Windows XP Migration Peaks, Over by Year’s End

The end of Windows XP life is getting credit for stabilizing global PC sales as businesses upgrade to Windows 7. However, some analysts say the migration has peaked and will be over by the end of 2014. Worse for Microsoft, Windows 8 is not the beneficiary.

Windows 8 Sales Grow, But Still Woeful

Windows 8 reached a milestone last month as its combined versions hit a new market share high. Nevertheless, Microsoft struggles to get legacy Windows XP users to convert to its latest OS mostly because there’s a better option still available: Windows 7.

End of Windows XP Aiding PC Sales

Windows XP is doing what Windows 8 couldn’t: Spur a rival in PC sales. Two analyst reports indicate adoption of new desktop and notebook computers is slowing the decline in PC sales.

Windows XP Market Share Drops to 27 Percent

Windows XP’s market share is finally showing signs of heading south as Microsoft gears up to pull support for the ageing operating system next week.