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July 9, 2013 at 11:57 AM

What do Internet Explorer and Twinkies have in common?

Internet Explorer and Twinkies — not to mention unicorns and lemmings — are apparently things that have been subject to misperceptions, according to Microsoft in a new ad for Internet Explorer. The whimsical, cutesy ad has singer-songwriter Laura Gibson musing about things such as: “Do Twinkies last forever?” and  “Were unicorns once alive?”  These are things…


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June 12, 2013 at 6:58 PM

New Microsoft ad: “One experience, on every device”

Microsoft is set to debut a new ad tonight that serves to emphasize two things: how the company is morphing into a devices and services company, and the increasing integration of its services and products. The ad, called “Windows Everywhere,” highlights company offerings such as Windows 8,  Internet Explorer, Bing, Skype and Xbox and how they…


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