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Microsoft Unifies Its Venture Efforts

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it would bring together its multiple venture efforts with the formation of Microsoft Ventures. The new setup essentially houses a number of Microsoft’s existing programs under one roof: The BizSpark program continues to offer Microsoft enterprise software and tools to aspiring entrepreneurs. The accelerator program accepts a small number of applicants and provides mentoring resources to those in the program. And, finally, the Bing fund will be increased to provide seed funding to a greater number of startups.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus