Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 25th Feb 2012 00:54 UTC
Microsoft "Microsoft appears to be killing off two of its key user-facing brands with the upcoming Consumer Preview release of Windows 8. Windows Live applications have been rolled into preinstalled apps that work as the core 'Windows Communications' applications for Windows 8, and this lack of Windows Live branding is only the tip of the iceberg. 'Microsoft Account' will replace Windows Live ID in Windows 8, and the software giant has also removed traces of Zune from its Windows Store, Music, and Video applications, although Zune Pass functionality remains." They're actually getting it. Amazing.
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kinda out of the loop
by skeezix on Sat 25th Feb 2012 05:50 UTC
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Just wondering if Thom (or someone) could clarify something for me: what is it Microsoft is getting that they had been slow to get? Do you mean simply that they're finally realising that their brands aren't performing?

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