Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Nov 2012 16:15 UTC
Microsoft Big and surprising news this morning. Some considered him the crown prince of the Microsoft empire, slated to take over after Ballmer's eventual departure, but this morning, Steven Sinofsky announced his resignation from Microsoft. His role will be taken over by Julie-Larson Green. Persistent sources indicate that we're looking at a Forstall-esque situation; Sinofsky was, supposedly, not a good team player.
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by ze_jerkface on Tue 13th Nov 2012 18:01 UTC in reply to "RE: Also worth noting:"
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You can thank Sinofsky for that.

He avoided these types of questions on his blog.

He's basically a tech trendster who thinks anything older than 5 years should be deprecated.

His unexplained hostility to Silverlight caused irreparable damage with the Windows developer community. Overnight Microsoft went from promoting Silverlight conferences to deleting questions about where it fits in with WindowsRT. Sinofsky is clueless and hates being questioned, I'm totally ecstatic to see him leave.

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