Some Microsoft news items that didn’t find a post of their own last week.
Microsoft tells SEC advertising is not “a separate product or service,” but will nonetheless report more financial details in the future. So what is it then? Office?
Windows Vista EULA Modified for Windows Anytime Upgrades. You can now move your upgraded retail copy of Vista unlimited times.
The winners in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Add-on Contest for IE7 were announced. The good news is that they are plenty useful. The bad news is that they are mostly the same add-ons that were most useful for IE6. Couldn’t IE7 at least have added inline search?
And in competitive news:
Viacom Sues Google for $1 Billion. Big Whoop. and Viacom vs. Google: Who’s The Daddy? No one negotiates better than the studios, but their style will be hampered by the sparse audience actually watching their stuff on YouTube.
Oracle mimics Microsoft’s per socket pricing. They used to price per core on multicore processor chips.