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[CNNMoney] Ballmer 'Windows 8 is coming!' Microsoft 'Eek!'

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer this week let slip what was already a poorly kept secret: Windows 8 will go on sale next year.

But that's not a message Microsoft wants to let out so soon, apparently: The company issued a retraction shortly after Ballmer's speech.
Source:http://money.cnn.com/2011/05/27/tech...n=money_latest
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Someone sounds antsy. Heh
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Har de har.
    
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That guy is quite funny.
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I'm not interested in a new OS right now anyway... I just got windows 7 in the last year.
If they lower the price and release them once ever couple years fine but $100 should be good for a few years.
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Time for something new. I've been using Windows 7 since the 7000 beta back in 2008. I can't wait for the betas at the end of this year.
post #7 of 46
Ballmer gettin so hopped up on coke that he's leaking his own company's secrets
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Sweet I can't wait! It'll have been around 3 years since Windows 7 was released. I really hope it has kept up with its promises.
    
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Although It has been unofficially confirmed/leaked/screenshotted it's great that it received a more specific release date and confirmation.
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as long as it comes before my msdn subscription expires
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