Microsoft's New Coke?

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The following video is from Tuesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Jason Moser and Matt Koppenheffer, discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

Microsoft is reworking some key parts of its Windows 8 operating system. The modified software will be released to consumers and businesses later this year. Some analysts have compared the admission of failure to Coca-Cola's New Coke debacle. Is it really that bad? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss Windows 8 and what it means for investors.

It's been a frustrating path for Microsoft investors, who've watched the company fail to capitalize on the incredible growth in mobile over the past decade. However, with the release of its own tablet, along with the widely anticipated Windows 8 operating system, the company is looking to make a splash in this booming market. In a new premium report on Microsoft, a Motley Fool analyst explains that while the opportunity is huge, so are the challenges. The report includes regular updates as key events occur, so make sure to claim a copy of this report now by clicking here.


The relevant video segment can be found between 0:58 and 6:11.

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The article Microsoft's New Coke? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Chris Hill owns shares of Coca-Cola. Jason Moser has no position in any stocks mentioned. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Microsoft. The Motley Fool recommends Apple and Coca-Cola and owns shares of Apple and Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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