M$ Smoked in its Own Rigged Competition

A guy with an Android/Linux device beat the pants off a “contest” where M$ hoped to demonstrate the superiority of Phoney “7”. M$ put on the “competition” at one of its stores with its own “ringer” knowing in advance what the contest was. The Android user happened to have his phone optimized for the contest quite by accident and embarrassed M$. M$’s staff claimed he had not won… A PR disaster published now on the social web.

see A marketing time-bomb explodes: Android user wins Windows Phone Challenge, gets cheated by MS staff

I am sentimental. I love it when the story has a happy ending and the badguy/bully gets his just reward in the end.

UPDATE M$ gave in and gave the guy a prize and an apology.

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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