Breaking News: Microsoft Patents Ones and Zeroes

News Summary:

As a result of the Microsoft patent, many other companies have begun radically revising their product lines: Database manufacturer Oracle has embarked on a crash program to develop “an abacus for the next millennium.” Novell, whose communications and networking systems are also subject to Microsoft licensing fees, is working with top animal trainers on a chimpanzee-based message-transmission system. Hewlett-Packard is developing a revolutionary new steam-powered printer.

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Ok, so maybe it isn’t breaking news anymore (it’s from 1998) or really not even news (it’s from The Onion) but it was damn funny at the time. Hope you enjoy it.

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