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    Ex-Windows 8 chief agrees not to badmouth Microsoft...


    Ex-Windows 8 chief agrees not to badmouth Microsoft, gets stock payout

    Microsoft’s former head of Windows 8 development has agreed not to badmouth Microsoft or work for some of its competitors and in return will receive a payout for unvested stock in the company, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday.
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    He's probably the guy who wanted to keep the (start) button in windows 8, and they told him no one will miss it!
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    For $12 mil I would become speech disabled. . .
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    LOL. I'm a pensioner. For that money, you wouldn't see me anymore on the forums. I'd be too busy making up for lost time - with my family.

    Wish I could be involved in an enterprise where they would bribe me to get rid of me!
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    Thing I'd be worried about is in my case they might just go the cheap way and hire a hit man to shut me up with a 0.357 magnum!
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    None of you mentioned that the ex-Windows chief featured on the article is Steven Sinofsky.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vertex View Post
    None of you mentioned that the ex-Windows chief featured on the article is Steven Sinofsky.
    No, they/we already knew who the individual was. . .
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