Windows 8 isn’t coming out til October, but already reactions have been very mixed. Some people like it, others hate it. In the haters column, you can now add Valve founder Gabe Newell, who says Windows 8 will be a catastrophe for developers (developers developers), because the Windows Store will bring smaller profits for developers and kill off open distribution systems.
On Forbe’s yearly list of billionaires, there are familiar names like Carlos Slim, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, but among the new names this year is Valve CEO Gabe Newell. which considering the enormous success of Valve’s Steam platform, shouldn’t be surprising.