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The man who oversees Microsoft's relationship with makers of Windows PCs is leaving that position, Bloomberg reports.
Steven Guggenheimer, who led Microsoft's Original Equipment Manufacturer unit for four years, will take a sabbatical before heading back to the company to assume a new, unspecified role. He'll be replaced as OEM head by Nick Parker, hitherto the head of marketing for the OEM unit, Bloomberg reported.
The move comes as Microsoft has been ruffling the feathers of some PC makers with its plans to release its own Windows-based tablet, the Surface. But, according to Bloomberg, Microsoft says the Guggenheimer change had been in the works for a while. </... [Read more]