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Google buys Microsoft

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Following a spate of recent acquisitions that include photo editing site Picnik, email searchers reMail, document collaborators DocVerse and a minor European country called France, Google's CEO Eric Schmidt announced this morning that the Mountain View-based company had bought Microsoft Corporation.

Schmidt said the purchase price of just US$2 billion reflected the company's true value after the Vista fiasco.




So imaginative...

If people are going to do an April Fool's joke, make it so it might fool at least one person.

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