Microsoft: Waking up Windows 8
No successful multibillion-dollar company can properly be described as an underdog, but companies that have lost some of their former luster usually struggle to earn their reputations back. So it is with Microsoft, which lost some cachet through a reputation for boring software. Now it’s earning raves for its Windows 8 operating system. It’s encouraging to see Microsoft move forward not by running after Apple, but by inventing a new direction of its own.