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Windows head Steven Sinofsky is leaving Microsoft immediately

0. phoneArena posted on 12 Nov 2012, 23:34

Microsoft is mixing things up within the Windows Unit. After 23 years at the company, Steven Sinofsky is off to pursue other endeavors...

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posted on 12 Nov 2012, 23:43 1

1. dmckay12 (Posts: 243; Member since: 25 Feb 2012)

I can think of at least two things I like about each of them.

posted on 12 Nov 2012, 23:54

4. MeoCao (unregistered)

This says a lot about how well WP8 and RT are doing. Things are not good and that is expected.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 14:23

15. Penny (Posts: 1671; Member since: 04 Feb 2011)

Not at all, actually. If you read some other articles on the internet about Sinofsky's departure, it had almost entirely to do with office politics. He was a good employee that led his divisions to timely and successful product releases, but he was butting heads with a lot of his colleagues. According to those sources, he was upsetting the structure and culture within Microsoft, so they felt he had to leave before more people started quitting.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 00:38 7

7. sandysingh252 (Posts: 27; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)

Tell websites to kindly take this news off, else Apple will file a suit against Microsoft for copying them by removing the employees after Apple did so.

posted on 12 Nov 2012, 23:45

2. tigermcm (Posts: 860; Member since: 02 Sep 2009)

They BETTER have some public speaking/presentation skills.....thats all I have to say

posted on 12 Nov 2012, 23:47 4

3. wendygarett (unregistered)

I always remember Steven face, a very charismatic guy lol...

and it's time for him to retired and let others do their job :)

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 00:01 7

5. tiara6918 (Posts: 2110; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)

It's hard to see Steven Sinofsky leave after all the things he had done to make microsoft the company it is now...

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 01:50 3

11. MeoCao (unregistered)

Ha, Ballmer needs a scapegoat for this WP/RT debacle.

I think Bill Gates has to return at some point to save MS.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 14:33

16. Penny (Posts: 1671; Member since: 04 Feb 2011)

I'm glad you got another piece of news to reaffirm your irrational hatred toward Microsoft (as is evident from pretty much all of your comments), but that is not the reason why he left. Please see my Comment #15 above.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 00:32 2

6. mydi.maus (unregistered)

bye steven, hi julie...

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 00:53 10

8. zibbyzib2000 (Posts: 221; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

Holy shiz... These 2 women are just going to be arguing the whole time and there isn't going to be much progress for Windows haha :P

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 00:58 1

9. nobelset (Posts: 270; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)

Hi, nice face you got there

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 01:35

10. mihaidenis (Posts: 22; Member since: 09 Sep 2012)

It 's all about is sick and tired of working.
In a big corporation where main
focus of CEO`s is to keep
there's positions.
And they just fight for
this doing nothing good
for company and for
Apple same.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 03:17

12. hiBreed (Posts: 90; Member since: 29 May 2012)

despite all negatives i still love windows 8 though, i just think its smooth

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 03:40

13. mercorp (Posts: 1043; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)

I wonder if he will defect to google now.

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 05:51

14. Pyoung0560 (Posts: 26; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

I think Apple bought him out, we will see

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