A Rough Week for Microsoft

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2010-07-07 Print this article Print

With the resurfacing of an old enemy, the rumors surrounding Windows 8 leaks and the death of the Kin, Microsoft has had a tough week.

Microsoft did not have the best week, at least on the corporate front.

First came the appearance of an old enemy: in its patent-infringement lawsuit against Microsoft, Salesforce.com has retained David Boies, who represented the Justice Department in its historic antitrust lawsuit against the software giant, as counsel.

On June 26, a Website called Microsoft Journal - which subsequently disappeared from its Windows Live Spaces host site - posted what it described as a leaked slide deck, dated April 2010, detailing internal discussions about Windows 8.

To read the original eWeek article, click here: Windows 8 Rumors, Kin Death Marked Microsoft Week


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