In the wake of the latest numbers about the PC industry — third-quarter shipments declined, and IHS iSuppli says PC shipments could fall this year, for the first time in 11 years, let’s take a look at Microsoft, which is scheduled to release Windows 8 on Oct. 26. Windows 8, the company’s newest operating system, has the potential to bring PCs out of their slump. It also could shake up the definition of the PC industry.

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