"On Wednesday, Microsoft plans to unveil details about Windows 10, a new operating system for PCs, at an event at its headquarters outside Seattle. The operating system, the company says, will help win back developers by allowing them to more easily adapt PC applications to mobile devices. The company hopes it will also increase the availability of applications for — and lift sales of — the company’s smartphones.Microsoft Looks to Windows 10 for a Jolt in the Mobile Realm - NYTimes.com
The move is the biggest effort yet by Satya Nadella, who took over as chief executive nearly a year ago, to save the company’s moribund smartphone business. So far, Mr. Nadella has put Microsoft’s overall mobile offerings on a more practical path. Last year, he released the company’s Office suite of applications for Apple iOS and Google Android devices, and he improved tools for developers of nearly all device brands."
Monday, January 19, 2015
Microsoft Looks to Windows 10 for a Jolt in the Mobile Realm - NYTimes.com
A major Microsoft milestone this week, with the unveiling of Windows Not-8