Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 16th Sep 2013 17:45 UTC
Windows PC Magazine reports that bookies at the Ladbrokes betting service give 1:4 odds that Nokia CEO Stephen Elop will be the next Microsoft CEO. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg comes in second place with 7:1 odds against, while Steven Sinofsky, previously head of the Windows division, comes in third at 12:1 odds against.

Without intending any disrespect, I can't imagine a worse choice for the next CEO than Mr. Elop. His blind fealty to Windows at Nokia cost the stock an 85% drop on his watch. Microsoft needs new directions and new ideas, not another Windows loyalist.
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RE[3]: new Idea
by lucas_maximus on Mon 16th Sep 2013 20:35 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: new Idea"
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Sorry I am running Winamp 2.81 on Windows 8. 2.81 was released over a decade ago.

I have games that were written a decade ago working fine with Windows 8.

I recently I installed supreme commander and Windows 8 interrupted the installer and install libraries that Windows 8 needed to properly run the game.

How far do Microsoft have to go with backwards compatibility for people to be happy?

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