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    BBC News - Microsoft confirms Windows 8's October launch date Microsoft has revealed that Windows 8 will be released on 26 October. Touchscreen controls The company's future efforts are now focused on its upcoming system software release. Windows 8 includes a touch-controlled interface dubbed Metro as well as a more traditional desktop.

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      BBC News - Microsoft confirms Windows 8's October launch date Microsoft has revealed that Windows 8 will be released on 26 October. Touchscreen controls The company's future efforts are now focused on its upcoming system software release. Windows 8 includes a touch-controlled interface dubbed Metro as well as a more traditional desktop.

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      BBC News - Microsoft confirms Windows 8's October launch date. The declaration was made at the firm's annual sales meeting and was published on its blog shortly after. The firm has described the update as the most important redesign of its interface in more than a decade.

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