Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 7th Dec 2013 00:55 UTC
Microsoft

"It's pretty much a brick," says Pawn Stars' Rick Harrison as he rejects a Samsung Chromebook brought in by an actor playing a customer. Microsoft really doesn't want you buying this thing.

But why? Just how big of a threat are Chromebooks, Google's oft-ridiculed web-only laptops, to Microsoft's core business?

I'm puzzled too. It doesn't seem like Chromebooks are that big of a threat - why create terrible advertisements that only provide Google with free publicity?

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They're the same entity
by icicle on Sat 7th Dec 2013 21:17 UTC
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2013-12-07

Microsoft and Google aren't competitors any more than the US democrats and republicans are. They just want you to think they are. You guys are all playing right into their trick.

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