It hasn’t been even a month since the launch of Windows 8, Microsoft’s most radical Windows update since 1995, and Surface RT, the software company’s first ever PC, and Steven Sinofsky, the man who led the division responsible for both products is out. The question on everyone’s lips is, “Why?” and conjecture is rampant.

In his farewell e-mail, Sinofsky maintained that the decision was his:

Some might notice a bit of chatter speculating about this decision or timing. I can assure you that none could be true as this was a personal and private choice that in no way reflects any speculation or theories one might read—about me, opportunity, the company or its leadership.

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