Most of the Windows 8 team's leadership resigned or were fired.In an ideal world, the consequences would have been even more dire, but it is nice to know that, at least internally, Microsoft acknowledged that this piece of software was a debacle.
12 June 2015
A Little Justice At Microsoft
I've repeatedly expressed my intense distaste for Windows 8. So, it comes as a small comfort to know that there were consequences at Microsoft for the people who foisted this abomination on the world: