Microsoft says Google is not their enemy

Posted on Thursday, Jan 05 2006 @ 20:51 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Bill Gates downplayed the threat posed to Microsoft from search engine giant Google. Instead, IBM is a much bigger threat he claims.
Google's meteoric rise and rivalry with Microsoft has increasingly become a fixation of the press, Mr Gates said.

"People tend to get over focused on one of our competitors. We've always seen that," the Microsoft chairman said.

Speaking before a keynote speech at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, Mr Gates said computer giant IBM posed a greater threat to Microsoft.
More info over at BBC.


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