Hopefully this is not a late april fools prank by ITnews.com.au, but the start menu is coming back.
Look at it here.
Wow, much cool, so start. Also we are finally getting "windowed" 8 apps. No more explaining to our users that they have to go to the top of the screen until it turns to a hand and then drag to the bottom of the screen, then getting the look of derision from staff about how stupid that is. This is the big one for me.
Now if MS could just roll out Surface firmware updates via WSUS, I would be so happy.