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Welcome to Microsoft Pri0: That's Microspeak for top priority, and that's the news and observations you'll find here from Seattle Times reporter Sharon Chan.

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July 22, 2008 12:44 PM

Microsoft sharing revenue with amateur game developers

Posted by Benjamin J. Romano

My colleague Brier Dudley is covering Gamefest, where Microsoft has announced a revenue-sharing arrangement for amateur video game developers. The company announced it will sell amateur-created Community Games over Xbox Live and give developers up to 70 percent of the proceeds, Dudley reported.

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July 22, 2008 9:22 AM

Report: Microsoft ads to equate Vista-haters with the Flat Earth Society?

Posted by Benjamin J. Romano

Ed Bott at ZDNet has a screen shot that may be part of Microsoft's forthcoming $300 million advertising campaign to improve the image of Windows Vista. The shot shows a tall sailing ship on the open sea next to the text, "At one point, everyone thought the Earth was flat." Below that, "Get the facts about Windows Vista."

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