Is Microsoft the most exciting company in tech today?

Microsoft Is the Most Exciting Company in Tech, Hands Down – says Adrian Covert (Adrian’s LinkedIn). I think that’s going a bit too far Adrian. Microsoft announced some cool new products and initiatives this week, but they’re so far behind the pack that it’s hard to get excited about anything they announce. I think part of my lack of enthusiasm can be attributed to Microsoft’s history of bailing on products and initiatives at the first sign of trouble. I think Windows 8, Windows Mobile 8, and the Windows RT kernel they share is a move in the right direction, but Microsoft needs the development community and a vibrant ecosystem to have a shot at getting back in the game. Will Windows 8, and the Surface tablet, be enough to re-engage the development community? We’ll see.

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