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Steven Sinofsky Becomes An Advisor For Box

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Steven Sinofsky has been making some moves since leaving Microsoft!  He recently joined venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz as a partner and has joined the board of directors at Local Motion.
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Local Motion Raises $6 Milllion, Hires Steven Sinofsky As Board Member

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Local Motion is a car sharing company that has raised $6 million in funding led by Andreessen HorowitzSteve Sinofsky has joined Local Motion as a board member.
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Steven Sinofsky Joins Andreessen Horowitz As A Board Member

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Steven Sinofsky has joined Andreessen Horowitz as a board member.  Sinofsky is known for being a former executive at Microsoft that was in charge of the company’s recovery from Windows Vista through the creation of Windows 7.  Sinofsky will represent Andreessen Horowitz on the boards of portfolio companies as opportunities come up.  He will not be working as a full-time board partner though.
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Microsoft Is Paying Steven Sinofsky Not To Work For Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Oracle, EMC or VMware

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Microsoft Corporation is paying former Windows head Steven Sinofsky $10 million not to join rivals Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Oracle, EMC, or VMware, according to Guardian.  This covers 418,000 share options that are due to vest through to mid-2016.
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Former Windows Head Steven Sinofsky Is Now Teaching At Harvard

Steven Sinofsky is the former head of Windows that stepped down last month.  He had worked as the head of Windows and was in charge of fixing the Windows Vista mess.  Sinofsky is returning to Harvard University as a professor starting this spring.  He served as a “visiting scholar” at the university in 1998.  He made the announcement about joining Harvard’s faculty on Twitter.  He will be teaching courses on product development and will be writing journal articles about the same subject.  His title will be the Executive in Residence at Harvard.

Windows Head Steven Sinofsky Stepping Down

The head of Windows at Microsoft Corporation, Steven Sinofsky, is stepping down from the company.  This is surprising because it has not even been a month since Windows 8 hit the shelves.  Mr. Sinofsky presided over the launch of the Windows 8 operating system and the Microsoft Surface tablet.

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Microsoft By The Numbers: 1.24 Billion Hours Of Windows 8 Testing, Available On 1,000 Certified Devices, 670M Windows 7 Licenses Sold

Yesterday Microsoft officially announced the Windows 8 operating system in New York City.  Microsoft’s president of Windows and Windows Live Steven Sinofsky said that the Windows 8 operating system went through 1.24 million hours of testing across 190 countries.  “No product anywhere receives this kind of testing anywhere in the world,” stated Mr. Sinofsky.

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Steven Sinofsky Turns The Surface Tablet Into A Skateboard

Steven Sinofsky, President of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft, has turned his Surface tablet into a skateboard.  Mr. Sinofsky turned mounted skateboard wheels on the tablet and rode it through the lobby of Studio B, which is the home of the Surface tablet.  “Couldn’t resist taking it out for a spin,” said Sinofsky on Twitter.  He also borrowed a helmet from a colleague.  The 10.6-inch screen made it easy for him to balance on the tablet-skateboard.  This past week Microsoft announced that the Surface tablet will sell for $499 and up.