Ballmer wants to make Harvard's computer science department the best in the world
The skip is to emphasize the company's effort to move forward
Microsoft says the next version of Windows won't be "one UI to rule them all," but a single product family with an interface specially tuned for each device.
Expect to see some Surface tablets on the team bench instead
The once indie sandbox-builder is now officially part of one of the largest companies on the planet.
Windows 7 drops Oct. 22. With programmers everywhere hoping it will be better than Vista, TIME looks back at some of Microsoft's biggest wins — and its worst...