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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Colbert explains why iPad is just like the iPhone

The man who first revealed the iPad at the Grammys declares that the new phenomenon is just like the iPhone because you can't make calls with it. He also decimates the Kindle.

By April 2, 2010

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Seinfeld curbs enthusiasm for Microsoft, goes back to Mac

In the latest episode of HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm," erstwhile Microsoft pitchman returns to finger a Mac.

By November 1, 2009

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Microsoft resorts to vomit to market IE 8

In a new series of online ads for its Internet Explorer 8 browser, created by the team behind the Mojave Experiment, Microsoft goes beyond the pale. In fact, a bucket is required.

By July 1, 2009