There’s plenty of handwringing and tech speculating around the launch of Microsoft’s Surface tablet—most of it about whether consumers are interested in coughing up $499 for the new toy. But the true star of the Surface—its new Windows 8 operating system, which launches today—means infinitely more to a swath of tech giants that include Acer, HP, and Toshiba. Microsoft’s Windows 8 could fuel their success, and yet for the first time ever, they’ll compete with Microsoft in hardware.
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