Microsoft looks to make big changes with the release of Windows 8 as the new OS moves towards being much more ubiquitous on all platforms including desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets. This is Microsoft’s big chance which is why the released their own Tablet and thus ending their long standing reliance on partners to provide primary computer hardware. But make no mistake, Microsoft aims to dominate the client side API market. Read the full story here.
The old days of Microsoft dominating the desktop market with Internet Explorer and the likes of Silverlight appear to be over.