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

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."

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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]

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frankurd
Arggh! there goes a...snake a snake!

The odds are it won't be so great, they seem to be good at making a great OS followed by a shitty one. Windows ME — Windows XP —- Vista —-Win 7 — Win 8?