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Steven Sinofsky: Microsoft's controversial Mr. Windows 8

The software giant asked the exec to deliver a new, quality operating system and do it on time. This week, we'll find out if his sharp elbows and turf fighting were worth it.

By Oct. 21, 2012

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Steven Sinofsky

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.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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RED and Steven Soderbergh plan 'hard-core' headphones

The film director has opened an online store and plans to sell "totally badass" headphones in partnership with high-end camera makers RED.

By May. 28, 2013

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Ex-Microsoft exec Steven Sinofsky joins VC firm

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."

By Aug. 22, 2013

Editors' Take

GE Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher with Hidden Controls

Along with an all-stainless interior and hidden top-edge controls, GE says these dishwashers spray more water in more places than any unit in the category.

By Oct. 11, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy J, Sony Xperia Z1f leaked for Japanese market

Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo is expected to offer variants of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Sony Xperia Z1 in the coming weeks.

By Oct. 7, 2013

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Controversial Windows boss Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft

The company says the decision was mutual. But reported disputes between Sinofsky and Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer may have strained the relationship.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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Ballmer's memo announcing Steven Sinofsky's departure

The internal e-mail Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sent to employees regarding the departure of Windows President Steven Sinofsky.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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LL COOL J at CNET Stage

LL COOL J, the multiplatinum GRAMMY Award-winning artist and star of CBS's hit drama 'NCIS: Los Angeles' will grace the CNET Stage, showing off the new Liquid MyConnect Studio app from Boomdizzle. LL is passionate about giving musicians worldwide the tools they need to collaborate in real-time. Join us live at 4:30 p.m. PT today at cnet.com/live

Jan. 7, 2013

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Samsung Jitterbug J

The Samsung Jitterbug J is the perfect phone for seniors, but it's also a great phone for anyone who doesn't want the hassle of modern cell phones. Just be wary of the expensive service fees.

By Jun. 1, 2009

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jun. 1, 2009