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Sinofsky Departure May Suggest Win 8 Not Meeting Internal Expectations - MKM

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MKM Partners analyst Israel Hernandez believes news of Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) Steven Sinofsky departing is a "clear negative for the stock." Hernandez said the timing of the departure could indicate Windows 8 and/or the Surface may not be meeting internal expectations. The analyst noted Sinofsky was at one point thought to be the lead candidate to replace Steve Ballmer.

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