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ad-funded works

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Microsoft quietly offering ad-funded Works

A top Office executive says the "sponsored edition" of Works is just a pilot, not a major new source of revenue. However, the response thus far has been positive, especially to the price: free.

By April 18, 2008

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Tesco to use eye-scanning tech to target ads at you

Eyeball-scanning tech will determine your age and gender, and fire what it thinks are suitable ads at you.

By November 3, 2013

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More details on Microsoft's free Office

Microsoft's Chris Capossela details what--and what not--to expect with Office Starter 2010, the Works replacement that will start showing up on new PCs later this year.

By April 7, 2010

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Hands-on with Microsoft's free Works

News.com's Ina Fried heads to a couple retail stores to check out Microsoft's ad-supported Works running on Sony laptops. The verdict: the ads aren't that obtrusive.

By April 21, 2008

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Microsoft yanks Money off retail shelves

The software maker shifts its personal finance product to online-only sales with less frequent updates. Could it be a canary in the coal mine?

By August 8, 2008

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Office subscription service ready to go

Circuit City will be the first to offer the $69 per-year service, which bundles Office Home and Student and Microsoft's OneCare antivirus software.

By July 2, 2008

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Microsoft heads to 'Albany'

No, it's not getting into New York state politics. Rather the company has launched testing for a new consumer product, which may or may not be its ad-funded version of Works.

By March 21, 2008

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EIC Squared: Soaring Google, Psystar mysteries, and Microsoft's Albany

In this week's EIC Squared podcast, Larry Dignan and I discuss Google's uplifting quarter, the mysterious Mac clone and Microsoft's hybrid software strategy.

By April 18, 2008