Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Nov 2012 15:17 UTC
Windows "As we pass the one month anniversary of the general availability of Windows 8, we are pleased to announce that to-date Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses. Tami Reller shared this news with industry and financial analysts, investors and media today at the Credit Suisse 2012 Annual Technology Conference. Windows 8 is outpacing Windows 7 in terms of upgrades." Not bad, but there are the usual asterisks, as Ars notes.
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Pathetic
by Sodapop on Thu 29th Nov 2012 11:35 UTC
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It's kinda pathetic if you see 300+ Million in US alone, 7+ Billion in the world. They sold what? 40 Mil...lol.

Now think of it this way: Most of what those 7 Billion do have is either a home phone, cell phone or a combo. So it's not like people don't need things, they do. Just not Windows, if given the choice.

Also, even at just $40 it's struggling. A lot of people have said they wouldn't accept it if it was free!. And also there is the case of people who really know nothing about computers, and Intel and Microsoft is all they believe exist, that's sad.

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