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Microsoft drope 'Metro' name for Windows 8

hawkinspeter (831501) writes | about a year and a half ago

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hawkinspeter (831501) writes "The BBC is reporting that Microsoft is dropping the 'Metro' name for the new Windows 8 UI. Apparently, the catchy new name they've settled on is 'Windows 8 style UI'! This has happened due to a (potential) trademark dispute with Metro AG , a German retail giant.

I'm wondering if Microsoft planned this to get publicity for their new OS and UI or whether they just forget to check on how 'Metro' is used around the world."

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Drope? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a year and a half ago | (#40866575)

Come on now, seriously?

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