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Tech ads of 2013: Google best, Apple, Microsoft worst

Tech saw a very competitive atmosphere that was reflected in much of the advertising. Some companies clearly put thought into their work. Others occasionally panicked.

By December 29, 2013

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Microsoft's latest Scroogled ad: Chromebook's 'a brick'

The Redmond, Wash., company's latest anti-Google ad features a pawnshop owner educating a charming, young lady about how the Chromebook is only useful when you have Wi-Fi.

By November 26, 2013

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Microsoft's anti-Google crusade is working (says Microsoft)

Redmond claims its Scroogled campaign is having "a huge impact." Really?

By October 15, 2013

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Microsoft: Google's corrupting your kids at school

Oh, those terrible people at Google. In the latest "Scroogled" ad, Redmond says Google is peddling vitamin supplements to kids. And that's not all.

By August 25, 2013

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Microsoft revs speedier, smarter speech recognition for phones

Using a novel method that mimics brain functions, Microsoft researchers say they've doubled the speed at which speech is recognized and results are returned. They've also improved accuracy by 15 percent.

By June 17, 2013

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Red Hat voted VAR's top server operating system

Microsoft Windows doesn't score well with VARs, according to a recent survey. Microsoft does well in other categories, but not in servers.

By June 3, 2008

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Microsoft calls Google 'Scroogle'

In an outburst of Christmas spirit, Redmond creates a shopping Web site that paints Google -- and its search results -- in a very unfestive light.

By November 28, 2012

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Microsoft adds Facebook-friend tagging to Bing searches

Bing now lets you tag your Facebook friends while searching so you can ask directly about queries.

By July 31, 2012

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Who is The VAR Guy?

The VAR Guy turns out to be a great guy, though not of mythical proportions.

By May 13, 2008

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Cloud disrupts, creates channel opportunities

Thanks to the cloud, many revenue streams for the VARs and resellers of the world are going to be severely impacted...but the coming opportunities might be even more lucrative.

By April 11, 2011