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Microsoft, Google swap April Fools’ barbs

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[CNET]

Microsoft and Google have both gotten in some April Fools’ Day zingers against each other.

The two competitors often trade insults about each other’s respective search engines, online office suites, and other products. But April Fools’ Day inspired them to create a couple of full-blown Web pages to make fun of each other.

Microsoft laid its prank at its Bing search engine.

Surf to Bing and type Google in the search field. A Bing page pops up spoofing Google’s pure white and stark home page. Hovering over the small boxes that populate the Bing page displays tips that take a few more swipes at Google.

Read more about the April Fool’s pranks tech giants played on each other at CNET.

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