Windows 8 hits 100 million mark

  • Microsoft has sold 100 million Windows 8 licenses in the six months since launch, roughly in line with the previous version.

    Windows 8 is the first Microsoft operating system designed for touch commands.

    However, it has failed to make a mark in a tablet market dominated by rival firms Apple and Samsung.

    Microsoft is set to release out an update to Windows 8, provisionally code-named 'Windows Blue', by the end of this year.

    Details of the update will be revealed in the coming weeks.

    Microsoft's last Windows 8 sales update was in January, when it hit 60 million sales.

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