Microsoft's Windows 8 includes a host of new features and capabilities to keep desktop PCs a centerpiece of business and consumer computing in the age of smartphones and tablets.
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If you long for the classic desktop, it's still here, and your conventional Windows apps will run just as they always have in it. Note, however, that the original Start menu has been completely removed. (Microsoft is in fact taking steps to make sure it cannot be restored.)
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?