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Maximizing IT Investments October 31, 2011
While no official date has been announced for the launch of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system, hardware running on it is widely expected to debut before the holiday season in 2012. In the run-up to the release of Windows 8 next year, the Redmond-based software giant has already started generating buzz for its next OS by outlining various capabilities and design rationale on the official Building Windows 8 blog. So what are some of the top Windows 8 features that businesses will benefit from? Read more >
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