Microsoft's Internet ad revenue rose 16 percent to $1.39 billion in its past fiscal year while Google's jumped 92 percent to $6.14 billion.
- But he [Eric Schmidt] did say he saw Microsoft and not Yahoo as the long-term primary competitor, because of its money in the bank and history.
... he also noted that the company's image also gives it a certain aura within the technology industry. "The mystique works in our benefit," he said. "It's an engineering recruitment tool." (Source: PCmag.com)
- Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer said the world's largest software maker needs more than new search advertising products to crack Google Inc.'s hold on customers... (Source: Blumberg.com)
Впрочем, еще не так давно - где-то с пол-года тому назад - они помнится был случай обсуждали меж собой ту же тему в несколько иной тональности:
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO: 'I'm going to f---ing kill Google'
Eric Schmidt, Google's CEO: "I'm going to f---ing bury that guy, I have done it before, and I will do it again,..."