Microsoft this week gave developers the first in-depth look at Windows 8--the operating system that could finally make it a player in the tablet market. Take a look at key elements.
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The tablet for version of Windows 8 will feature a touch-based thumb pad. The virtual keyboard is split in half so users can type without having to put down their tablet. It's also possible that some hardware makers will opt to include a physical keyboard, as Microsoft says it's open to numerous hardware configurations.
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?