With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, Microsoft has been partnering with celebrities to promote Bing as a cure for holiday overload. The company is also showcasing new PCs as gift ideas and partnering with Southwest Airlines to offer travelers a free holiday photo with Santa.
The United Kingdom’s Gorillaz animated rock group is helping promote the Internet Explorer 9 Beta through its updated website, which takes advantage of the new browser’s HTML5 and hardware-accelerated graphics.
Windows Business Group employees designed, built and launched a human-powered aircraft in Red Bull’s Flugtag competition. The Windows Phoenix flew (briefly) in front of more than 100,000 people in Long Beach, Calif., on Saturday.