Windows 8 was the crowning achievement in a distinguished career of shipping quality products for Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky. That's why his abrupt exit right after it launched was so surprising.
A new SEC filing notes that former Windows President Steven Sinofsky will be freed from his noncompete clauses after the end of calendar 2013.
The former Windows chief is joining cloud storage service Box as an adviser, and will weigh in on future product strategy.
Local Motion, a company that provides access and analytics for car fleets, gets $6 million in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz and its board partner, Steven Sinofsky.
The former Windows head hops onto the board of Andreessen Horowitz, but says he'll continue to "pursue other business and product development opportunities that arise."
At the D11 conference, Steven Sinofsky said it's too early to pick winners and losers as the PC industry evolves with new form factors.
Looking to keep conversation about technology and products alive after his abrupt departure from Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky fires up a writing experiment.
During a Churchill Club discussion, Microsoft's CEO offers observations on his former lieutenant and on Windows 8, as well as Apple and Google.
Details of what led to to the abrupt departure of the man who delivered Windows 8 are still trickling out. But sources say Microsoft's CEO knew he had to make a change.
Sinofsky battled with executives, alienated workers in groups outside his Windows empire, and created a toxic environment, according to sources. His departure shouldn't surprise anyone.