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Gates-Seinfeld shtick more viral than 'I'm a PC'

The two Gates-Seinfeld commercials have enjoyed 4.3 million more viral-video views than Microsoft's replacement "I'm a PC" campaign, according to Visible Measures.

By October 4, 2008


Gates-Seinfeld act 2: Beautiful minds?

The second installment of the Bill Gates-Jerry Seinfeld Microsoft advertising campaign shows great cleverness in giving Microsoft the possibility of looking like a somewhat cuddly underdog.

By September 14, 2008


CNET News Daily Podcast: Microsoft makes ad push with Gates, Seinfeld

The software maker shows it's not going to let Apple's "I'm a Mac" ads dictate how their products are positioned.

By September 5, 2008


Microsoft CEO cracks Microsoft joke in tweet

Technically Incorrect: Microsoft is slowly becoming a very different company. An amusing Satya Nadella tweet underlines this.

By June 16, 2015


Bill and Melinda Gates keep a straight face, while trying to be funny

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder and his wife help a good cause, Red Nose Day, by keeping cool while all around them is TV drama.

By May 24, 2015


Bill Gates gets Jimmy Fallon to drink sewer sludge

Technically Incorrect: As part of publicizing his support for the Omniprocessor, which takes sewer sludge and turns it into clean water and energy, Gates offers the comedian the ultimate "taste test."

By January 22, 2015


Bill Gates shows Zuckerberg how a genius pours ice water on his head

Now that even Tim Cook is pouring ice water over his head to support ALS, Bill Gates shows that he's still smarter than everyone else.

By August 15, 2014


Jimmy Fallon tries to hide his Mac from Bill Gates

While interviewing Bill Gates, Jimmy Fallon suddenly realizes that perhaps it isn't a great idea to have his Mac visible on his desk.

By January 22, 2014


Microsoft Monocles? Redmond to make its own Google Glass?

An analyst sends a note to the effect that Redmond will next year become Red-eye-mond. Can this possibly be anything but true?

By April 4, 2013


Will Groupon win the Super Bowl ad skirmish?

In what seems a jab at LivingSocial, Groupon releases long ad that, it says, didn't make the cut for Sunday's big game. Perhaps it's the ad--you just have to take 60 percent off it.

By February 5, 2011