Why Windows 8 is the Riskiest Product?

In response to question: What’s the company’s riskiest bet? at Gartner Symposium last October, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s answer is: “The next release of Windows.” Windows is no doubt the most critical product for Microsoft’s bottom line, if Ballmer say Windows 8 is the company’s riskiest product coming out, the message carries a lot of weight. Neither Ballmer nor any others from Microsoft have given any explanations about this comment, all of us can only guess what it means. Well, the picture wasn’t clear until this year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES 2011).

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About Sean Leith
Sean is technology blogger who has worked as a programmer and software engineer in the past 15 years. Sean got his Master's degree in Computer Science in 2001. Sean is also the founder of Seinactive Software. His main focus now is Windows Phone 7.

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