Windows 8 got pummeled today by analysts, who cited it as a major factor in tepid PC growth.
The launch of a new Microsoft operating system rarely, if ever, goes smoothly. But Windows 8 is having an especially bumpy takeoff.
The first reason Deutsche Bank listed today for cutting its PC estimates this quarter was a "lackluster initial uptake of Windows 8," in a research note from analyst Chris Whitmore.
After citing the impact of amorphous factors like "macro weakness" and the "fiscal cliff," Whitmore continues.
As in past cycles we expect the introduction … Read more