__/ [ Mark Kent ] on Friday 01 December 2006 21:17 \__
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> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> Is Microsoft Driving Innovation Or Playing Catch-Up With Rivals?
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| But despite the company's marketing muscle, army of engineers
>>| and $7.5 billion annual budget for research and development,
>>| the software titan finds itself facing real competition on
>>| more fronts than ever before. Some threats, like Google
>>| Inc.'s ad-based Internet services, are new. Others, like
>>| the resurgence of Apple Computer Inc., are not.
> Soon, a new book will be written, probably something like "The mythical
> r&d budget" or similar.
If it's more expensive then it must be better, right? *rolls eyes*
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