"I can’t imagine a computer without touch anymore," says new Windows product chief Julie...

|By:, SA News Editor

"I can’t imagine a computer without touch anymore," says new Windows product chief Julie Larson-Green, reaffirming in an interview Microsoft's (MSFT) commitment to a joint PC/tablet OS remains following Steven Sinofsky's departure. By contrast, Tim Cook asserts iOS and Mac OS will remain separate, and has compared Windows 8/RT to fusing a refrigerator with a toaster. Barclays slashed its Microsoft estimates yesterday due to the lukewarm initial response to Windows 8 and poor Surface sales, though it sees Windows revenue falling at a slower pace than PC sales.