Microsoft by the numbers: 100 million Windows 8 licenses and 554,000 pizza slices

  • 12 August 2013
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Dan Farber wrote:
Microsoft has some big numbers to share. The company launched a new Web site, featuring the Windows 8 live tiles interface, to display facts about the company.
"In the spirit of live tiles, we'll update this site frequently, so you can keep apprised of the progress we're making in our transition to a devices and services company, and of how many cans of Coke Zero we're consuming each year (hint: it's the most popular soda on our campus)," wrote Frank X. Shaw, corporate vice president of corporate communications at Microsoft.
You'll learn that Microsoft employees at the company campus consume about 2.6 million gallons of free beverages per year, of which nearly 40 percent is Coke Zero. With a click on the tile about beverage consumption, you'll also learn that the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta uses Microsoft's Kinect sensors for its interactive exhibits.
 Read here.

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