Microsoft launches Windows 8

Microsoft launches and celebrates Windows 8 in Redmond and New York.

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A Microsoft employee reaches for cupcakes being served with the company's logo atop during an event unveiling a new Microsoft Windows operating system Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at the company's headquarters in Redmond, Wash. Windows 8, attempts to bridge the gap between personal computers and fast-growing tablets with its touch-enabled interface. It is the most dramatic overhaul of the personal computer market's dominant operating system in 17 years. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Photo by Elaine Thompson
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