The software giant's tweaking of its 7-month-old Windows 8 operating system will make it look more familiar for desktop users and easier for them to navigate. Microsoft earlier this month announced the free Windows 8.1 upgrade, but is only now showing details of the upgrade, to be available by the end of the year. Shares rose 0.4% to 35.03.
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