Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 15th Nov 2005 06:14 UTC, submitted by Anon_Poster
Microsoft Even as Microsoft readies a host of new ad-supported online services to battle rivals, the software maker has been mulling a plan to offer free, ad-supported versions of some of its desktop products, CNET News.com has learned.
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Keyword advertising
by timosa on Tue 15th Nov 2005 08:04 UTC
timosa
Member since:
2005-07-06

So, in future the MS Office Assistant may start offering me tobacco when I download a Word document from web site warning about dangers of smoking...

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RE: Keyword advertising
by chemical_scum on Tue 15th Nov 2005 13:07 in reply to "Keyword advertising"
chemical_scum Member since:
2005-11-02

The answer to Office assistant:

http://www.remote-films.com/salmondays/downloads/paper_clip.mpg

BTW if the MS Office assistant becomes redundant I am sure he will be able to find work at Vigor:

http://vigor.sourceforge.net/

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RE: Keyword advertising
by nii_ on Wed 16th Nov 2005 03:37 in reply to "Keyword advertising"
nii_ Member since:
2005-07-11

Keyword advertising...

The free (costless) MS Office version will randomly (or maybe clerverly) insert advertisment words and phrases into your documents ;)

Just imagine that work report now modifiying your business plan to recommend sponsors...

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