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A new but unconfirmed report claims former Surface leader Panos Panay, who was announced as leaving Microsoft today, is actually headed over to rival Amazon to run its hardware and Alexa divisions.
With today's departure of Panos Panay, Microsoft is making a lot of changes to its Windows and Surface teams, with new leaders for those divisions, and a new Windows and Web Experiences team.
Panos Panay, who joined Microsoft in 2004 and has led the Windows and Surface divisions for a number of years, is leaving the company. A specific reason for his departure was not revealed.
Next-gen Windows 11 and Windows 12 OSs could be drastically different from what we have now. Senior executive of Microsoft, Panos Panay recently shared some very early details regarding this.
Senior Microsoft executive Alex Kipman has exited the company following allegations of misconduct. Kipman led numerous projects at Microsoft including Kinect and, most recently, HoloLens and Mesh.
Microsoft's Panos Panay reiterated that the main focus of the Windows 11 development team was to offer the highest quality for the OS. This was said during the company's Computex 2022 keynote today.
Microsoft is reorganising its Android projects under its new Android Microsoft Platform and Experiences (AMPX) division. It wants to further tighten the integration between Windows and Android.
Microsoft has promoted its well-regarded Windows and Surface chief Panos Panay to executive vice president, which means that he'll also be advising the CEO as a member of the senior leadership team.
Today at Ignite, there was a brief fireside chat where Panos Panay talked about Windows, and he mentioned that he's pumped about what he's calling "the next generation of Windows".
Sonos has announced that it has appointed Microsoft's Chief Product Officer Panos Panay as a member of its board of directors. It doesn't look like Panos will be leaving Microsoft, however.
U.S. SEC filings hint that Panos Panay might be joining Sonos' Board. The filings were for Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) transfers. However, they do not confirm Panay's departure from Microsoft.
Microsoft announced the Surface Duo yesterday, but it had actually held a secret briefing for its favorite journalists. The company has now made the video public, showing various demos.
Microsoft's internal reorganization is reportedly moving Core OS and Intelligent Edge (COSINE) teams tasked with Windows development, formerly under Azure, into Panay's Windows and Device group.
Nearly six months after Dona Sarkar stepped down as head of the Windows Insider Program, new Windows lead Panos Panay has finally announced a replacement. Amanda Langowski will lead the team.
A lat has happened this week, including the departure of the studio head for The Coalition, Rod Fergusson. We've also seen the Surface Duo in the wild, and a new Fast ring build. Catch up below.
Microsoft's Surface chief, Panos Panay, is getting a promotion this month. Rather than just being in charge of hardware, he'll be leading the Windows team as well, so they can work closely together.
Microsoft held a launch event for its latest Surface Pro and Surface Laptop offerings earlier in the month. While there was no livestream of the affair, the company has now uploaded a few highlights.
Around this time last year, the CEO of Canalys and some of Microsoft's OEMs claimed Microsoft would be killing the Surface line next year. As that deadline approaches, he's sticking by his prediction.
Microsoft may be planning on bringing a modular design to the Surface Studio. While that is an interesting prospect for tech enthusiasts, here's why the company probably shouldn't make one.
The Microsoft faithful may rejoice, as the latest statement from the company's hardware chief suggests Andromeda is still a thing, with Panay describing a pocketable Surface device as his 'baby'.
Microsoft's Panos Panay, took to Twitter today thanking LG's display wing for a hinged, dual-display device that is almost certainly a tease for the company's fabled Surface Phone.
In response to a suggestion by some industry analysts and even Microsoft's own partners that the company may be looking to shutter its Surface business, Panay suggested the claim was a tabloid rumour.
Microsoft is holding its annual Future Decoded event in London next month, and the company has confirmed that Panos Panay will hold a keynote at the event, possibly to announce a new Surface device.
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When Consumer Reports concluded that the Surface line of products was not reliable enough to be recommended for daily use, Microsoft decided to defend its products in a recent blog post.
Microsoft has announced that it will be hosting an event in Shanghai, China on May 23, where it promises to "show the world what's next". The event will come 11 days after its Build dev conference.
If you've ever wondered what was inside the secretive Building 87 at Microsoft campus, look no further, as some of its secrets have been revealed including its anechoic chamber and Edison Labs.
On a livestream, showing off some of Microsoft's design labs, Panos Panay may have inadvertently unveiled a brand new wearable from the company. It looks like it could be the Band 3.
The long-rumored Surface Phone may potentially see a launch in early 2017 - although not as a single device, but rather three variants targeting consumers, business users, and enthusiasts.
Following the departure of Stephen Elop as head of Devices, Vice President of the Surface line, Panos Panay, is poised to take over the engineering efforts for all of Microsoft's premium hardware.
Panos Panay, the creator of Microsoft's Surface line, has given an interview about the early $900 million writedown of the tablet line, calling it a humbling experience that taught important lessons.
In a video released today, Microsoft's Panos Panay discusses some of the innovations in the Surface Pro 3 and the thinking that helped to define its development, to set it apart from the competition.
Microsoft's Surface team, including leader Panos Panay, will be holding their latest AMA session on Reddit at 1 pm Eastern time today and we will be watching if any interesting tidbits are revealed.
Panos Panay, the leader of the Microsoft Surface team, will be visiting several Microsoft Store locations in the U.S. starting on Monday to show off the upcoming Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets.
Microsoft has announced that Surface general manager Panos Panay will be hosting a "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit on Wednesday starting at 12:30 pm Eastern time.