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LXer 02-08-2013 07:24 PM

LXer: Microsoft Cranks Up FUD Machine
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Weíre hearing reports that Microsoft is having trouble pushing copies of the whiz-bang donít-call-it-metro Windows 8 even at reduced fire sale prices, with one tech writer suggesting a Vista-esque rollback to Windows 7. The new Microsoft Surface Pro tablet that was supposed to make Microsoft the new Apple and Steve Ballmer the new Steve Jobs has brought less than enthusiastic reviews. Whatís a down on itís luck technology company to do? If youíre Microsoft, you do what youíve always done: round up the usual suspects, buy some genetically modified FUD seeds and start sowing them.


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