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It’’ s Microsoft reorg day today, and the most significant modifications include Surface chief Panos Panay taking control of Windows customer and hardware. ZDNet reports that the formerly different Windows Experience (customer) and hardware groups will now be integrated into a single group that will be referred to as Devices + Windows. Chief item officer Panos Panay will organize this recently formed system, in a clear indication that Microsoft is severe about more carefully aligning its software application and hardware for Surface and beyond.
Joe Belfiore, who was running Windows Experience, is now moving over to the Office side of Microsoft later on this year. Belfiore has actually invested most of his time at Microsoft on the Windows side, from dealing with Windows 95, the Windows XP user …
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