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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Saturday 01 November 2008 00:59 : \____
> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out
> this bit o' wisdom:
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>> Microsoft parks "I'm a PC" recording booth outside Apple Store
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>>| Microsoft Corp., engrossed in multi-million dollar marketing blitz to
>>| counter anti-Vista propaganda from rival Apple, Inc., is now using a
>>| portion of its budget to fuel guerilla retail tactics near the Mac maker's
> AppleInsider reader Tom submits the following photo, which shows a large
> Microsoft-branded kiosk parked outside a shopping center-based Apple
> retail store.
> "It's a friggin booth where you can record your own I'm a PC video," he
> said. "This is outside the Apple Store, Bullring, Birmingham, England."
> He added that a trio of Microsoft staffers will be on hand to turn
> patrons off from the Mac for the next three days.
>> Microsoft is on the Attack ? Slams VMware for Being Too Expensive!
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>>| In honor on VMware?s once a year virtualization bash Microsoft brought up a
>>| new web site where they basically slam VMware for being, what they call,
>>| too expensive, http://www.vmwarecostswaytoomuch.com/
> I would assume that applies only to commerical usage?
That's what they addressed there. They also invaded the VMware conference to
hand out anti-VMware cards. It's like Microsoft's sabotage of PS3 launch
>> Microsoft Unveils New Linux Hate Site
>>| An alt tag for a header image still reads "alt="Get the Facts""
> I'll bet the author is just trolling for hits for the Windows Server
> "Compare" site. <grin>
> Anyway, if you check out their comparison to "Linux", they're really
> comparing to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
> I'm sure it is a two-sided, unbiased story we get from Microsoft there.
> (Does anybody with real decision-making power bother with sites like this?)
It used to be a more direct anti-Linux page. They realised that it was bad for
business. Later on they created the Linux Persona site (ad hominem) and tore
it down quickly.
~~ Best of wishes
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