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____/ RonB on Tuesday 09 September 2008 01:52 : \____
> Richard Rasker wrote:
>> And yes, it's about the allegedly $300-million-dollar ad campaign, trying
>> to improve Vista's reputation -- and making a pathetic bellyflop, so far:
>> "The background: Windows is losing market share to Apple's Mac OS and
>> ... the first spot is being greeted with a resounding, "Huh?" "
>> And my favourite:
>> [Microsoft is,] in the words of Windows senior VP Bill Veghte, trying to
>> "deliver a world-class shopping experience that aligns with the brand
>> promise of our online presence."
>> 'nuff said ...
> You almost feel sorry for them.
Google Gets 70% of U.S. Searches
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| But Google's gain led to lower numbers for other search companies. Yahoo Inc.
| received 19.62% of U.S. searches in June, down from 21.31% last year, while
| MSN Search received 5.46%, down from 9.85% in June 2007.
"There's a lot of Linux out there -- much more than Microsoft generally signals
publicly -- and their customers are using it..." --Paul DeGroot, a Directions
On Microsoft analyst.
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