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    Default Microsoft to take $6.2 Billion Loss

    Microsoft Corp. is booking a $6.2 billion charge for its money-losing Internet division, an admission that a business anchored by the Bing search engine has failed to live up to its expectations.

    The software giant's chief executive, Steve Ballmer, has spent a decade and billions trying to build a Web unit that could compete with Google Inc. in selling online ads and delivering search results.
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...027728032.html

    Honestly they would've been better off buying Yahoo. Damn knuckleheads

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    Default Re: Microsoft to take $6.2 Billion Loss

    Thanks Kev! I'm having a hard time believing that they lost 6.2 Billion due to Bing not living up to expectations.

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    Default Re: Microsoft to take $6.2 Billion Loss

    Bing sucks IMO like most MS things they put to much stuff in it and made it too complicated. Google is simple and fast which is what people want, people don't want the opening page jammed with as much stuff as possible.

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    Default Re: Microsoft to take $6.2 Billion Loss

    I use google.

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