I use MS products, but......
- I'll play Devil's advocate for a minute here.
I just noticed that the US Patent Office search site (used by people
applying to patent new inventions, methods, designs, etc) is now
powered by MSN search:
(If that link doesn't work after a while, do a search here
the MSN logo will come up on top right of the results page.)
If MS does in fact, um, "borrow" new ideas, maybe this is how they get