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Microsoft Fails To Out-Google The Google
2012-07-03 10:27:35

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft officially admitted this week to the failure of its push into digital advertising by announcing it would take a $6.2 billion accounting charge in its online services division for a failed acquisition of aQuantive, a digital advertising company that Microsoft bought in 2007, writes Quentin Hardy and Michael J. De Le Merced for New York Time's DealBook. The write-down will effectively wipe out Microsoft´s fourth-quarter...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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