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MS wields price cutlass at Chinese pirates

Microsoft has slashed the retail price of its Office 2007 suite in China by over 70 per cent for versions to counter widespread piracy in the country. The software giant has cut the selling price for Office 2007 Home and Student Edition to 199 yuan ($29) from 699 yuan ($102) as a special promotional offer that kicked off on …
Kelly Fiveash, 24 Sep 2008
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MS .NET chief jumps ship – execs-odus resumes?

After a short hiatus Microsoft's exec-related butterfingers syndrome has re-emerged. Paul Maritz, VP of platform strategy and the developer group, has decided to leave the company in order to spend more time with his farm. The news is particularly bizarre, because although in July of last year it did seem like people were …
John Lettice, 14 Sep 2000
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PR flunkeys' hack list is officially rubbish

Yesterday we ran a story on Miller Freeman's attempt to make money by charging £725 for a league table of journalists, split into categories such as impact, positive and negative coverage. While these figures were always going to be hopelessly inaccurate, we were not surprised to find that the PRs had failed to do even the most …
Team Register, 29 Jun 2000