Microsoft CEO Ballmer: The Company's Riskiest Product Bet Is the Next Version of Windows

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We've seen some leaked documents showing off potential Windows 8 features and we expect to see the operating system in 2012, but now we know that it is going to be Microsoft's "riskiest product bet."

We don't know exactly why the operating system is considered such a risk by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, but that's what he dubbed it during a recent interview. I'm sure we'll find out more soon. [ZDNet]