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Update: According to Microsoft, the first video is an inside joke -- poking fun at such cringe-worthy corporate videos. Suuuuuuure it is. Whatever makes you guys feel better. I suppose all of these incredible lame videos were in jokes too, right? Original post: The following video will likely make you cringe, even if you aren't…

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As part of the more than $500-million worth of advertising and marketing that Microsoft has been doing to promote Vista, the company paid to build a state-of-the-art home made entirely out of ice in the public square at the corner of Yonge and Dundas in Toronto (no doubt they got the idea from this place).…

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I don't want to be a gigantic wet blanket or anything, but looking at the top of Techmeme right now makes me despair for the future of the human race. Okay -- that might be a bit of an exaggeration. But seriously, do we really need to get that excited about the fact that the…

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"Gates leaving Microsoft" makes for a nice headline, and plenty of speculation and commentary over at techmeme, but it doesn't really bear any relationship to reality. For one thing, Bill isn't leaving his "day-to-day role" (whatever that really is) for another two years or so, and in any case he will likely remain chairman of…

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It's been interesting to watch the evolution of the blogosphere's reaction to the Microsoft Vista and Apple stories - both of which started out as big headlines (complete with exclamation marks) about a lot of code being rewritten in the Microsoft OS and Steve Jobs selling a bunch of stock, but evolved as smart bloggers…

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