Microsoft sells more than 100M Windows 8 licenses in 6 months
Microsoft officials said Monday that Microsoft has surpassed the 100 million Windows 8 licenses sold milestone — a number on par with the number of Windows 7 licenses the company sold in its first six months on the market.
(Windows 8 and Windows RT went on sale on October 26, 2012. So the exact six-month mark was April 26, which was 10 days ago.)
“If there had been more touch devices in the market, it would have been even more,” said Tami Reller, the chief financial officer of Microsoft’s Windows client team. That said, “our sell-through has been consistently going up,” Reller…