Bill Gates: Windows devices will share one OS

Stuart Sumner
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Microsoft chairman announces that eventually one OS will be used to power phones, desktops and tablets

Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates has announced that the firm intends to merge the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems into one. In a video published by Microsoft, Gates said...

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