Soulskill from the just-in-time-for-halloween dept.
Several readers sent word that Microsoft has selected a release date for Windows 8: October 26th. Steven Sinofsky made the announcement today at the company's annual sales meeting. The new version of the operating system will be sent to manufacturers next month, giving them plenty of time to prepare for general availability.
The tree of research must from time to time be refreshed with the blood
of bean counters.
-- Alan Kay