Larry Cannell

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Microsoft Throws in the Towel on Blogs

by Larry Cannell  |  September 27, 2010  |  Comments Off

Congratulations to Automattic (the company behind WordPress). Microsoft chose not to compete with WordPress to win an unwinnable war for Internet blog platform supremacy. Instead, Microsoft gave in and it looks like they are trying to leverage WordPress’ popularity to improve the visibility of other Windows Live properties. It is interesting to note that […]

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