OK, so "Family Guy" can be a little controversial and a little edgy. It can also be ridiculously funny. And, despite Peter Griffin's appearance on a Subway commercial, FG is still pretty cool.
That's why we were so disappointed this week to read that Microsoft has bought a whole 30-minute episode of the show -- not commercials during the episode, but the episode itself -- to promote Windows 7.
Worlds are colliding here, to borrow a phrase from George Costanza. We cover Microsoft during the day, which is great. But in the evenings, we enjoy a "Family Guy" rerun or two on non-football and non-hockey nights (not that there are many of those). Now, the day job and the night entertainment are going to mesh into one 30-minutes cringe-fest. Is there anybody out there whose soul isn't for sale?
Posted by Lee Pender on 10/15/2009 at 1:22 PM
Microsoft's ongoing layoffs are hitting its home turf, with new notices affecting 1,248 people in the Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah, Wash. areas next month.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new predictive language chat tool for security experts called Microsoft Security Copilot.
Microsoft announced on Monday that it has rebuilt and improved the performance of its Microsoft Teams application, and released a preview of this "new" app for commercial Windows users.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) this week announced the release of a publicly available and free post-incident hunting tool for organizations using Microsoft Azure, Azure Active Directory and Microsoft 365 applications.
Microsoft this week reminded organizations using Microsoft Teams Rooms devices of a coming July 1 deadline to get their licenses compliant with its relatively new Basic and Pro plans.
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