Posts tagged Microsoft

A tribute to Microsoft’s (now former former CEO) Steve Ballmer…

Would you like Windows’ help?

Would you like Windows’ help?

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“Let’s see how the competition goes…”

Just to beat a dead horse, after seeing the post noting Apple’s iPhone business now brings in more revenue than all of Microsoft’s businesses combined, Jason Hiner reminded me of Steve Ballmer’s classic 2007 video laughing off the iPhone announcement (above).

I can understand wanting to have millions of dollars, there’s a certain freedom, meaningful freedom, that comes with that. But once you get much beyond that, I have to tell you, it’s the same hamburger…But being ambitious is good. You just have to pick what you enjoy doing.
Bill Gates, speaking at University of Washington, responding to a student who asked him what she can do to be rich like he is.

GMail Man is one Microsoft employee’s response to Google’s new campaign asking gmail users to invite their friends from Hotmail and other email services (by dgrober). Pretty brutal satire on Microsoft’s part demonstrates the challenges of using keywords alone in advertising context.

More like a playground fight.
Also, where’s Safari? Or Opera?  I suppose Netscape would have a headstone by now…
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Browser Wars
via @laughingsquid

More like a playground fight.

Also, where’s Safari? Or Opera?  I suppose Netscape would have a headstone by now…

via amyvernon:

Browser Wars

via @laughingsquid

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This map is the third in a series by meticulous and very creative designer Ripetungi. Like his smaller Googleand Ebay tube maps he broke the companies down into their different industries and then put overlapping stations where two industries meet. Not surprising considering the astounding diversity of Microsoft, Ripetungi says “It was the most hair pulling exercise I have undertaken, however totally rewarding when it came together.”

via scribemedia:

This map is the third in a series by meticulous and very creative designer Ripetungi. Like his smaller Googleand Ebay tube maps he broke the companies down into their different industries and then put overlapping stations where two industries meet. Not surprising considering the astounding diversity of Microsoft, Ripetungi says “It was the most hair pulling exercise I have undertaken, however totally rewarding when it came together.”

An Open Letter From The United States of Google

a Microsoft fans parody of the Google’s decission to drop h.264

The war between Apple vs. Google vs. Microsoft, as explained in this infographic from @Gizmodo

The war between Apple vs. Google vs. Microsoft, as explained in this infographic from @Gizmodo