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Lack of Windows 8 apps may have helped cause Steven Sinofsky’s downfall


If you’re looking for one of the reasons that former Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky is gone from Microsoft, look no further than the Windows 8 Store — its lack of apps may have accelerated Sinofsky’s departure. So reports the New York Times, and the report may well be on target.

There has been plenty of speculation about why Sinofsky left, with some people believing it was because of Windows 8’s poor reception, and others saying it was because he was difficult to work with and more interested in protecting turf than in cooperating with other Microsoft business units.

The New York Times points to another factor: The largely barren shelves of the Windows 8 Store. The Times says this about one of the reasons Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wanted Sinofsky gone…

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Lack of Windows 8 apps may have helped cause Steven Sinofsky’s downfall- Computerworld Blogs

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