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Apple May have asked Microsoft to stop ads

Hey, they lowered their prices right?

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Jul 16, 2009 3:23 am

While checking the news tonight I found something both interesting and highly entertaining.

 

Despite running a very dirty and misleading ad campaign against Microsoft and the PC in general Apple may have quietly asked for the Laptop Hunters ads to be discontinued.

 

According to Ars Technia, Kevin Turner told the Wolrdwide Partner Conference that Apple's Lawyers called him and stated that Microsoft needed to stop running the Laptop Hunter Ads because Apple had reduced prices on the Mac Books.

 

Now bear in mind that this is coming from an MSFT exec at a "pep-rally" but if this is true it is one of the funnier stories I have heard.

 

I do think that the ad campaign has Apple a tad worried as their recent commercials are leaning pretty far over the credibility line as it is. Add to that the success of the netbook and nettop and things can get worrisome.

 

Apple May have asked Microsoft to stop ads

 

More information here.

 

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