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Microsoft's Anti-Google Mug Is A Little Desperate

11/21/2013 01:12 pm ET

Are you living in an underground bunker out of fear of the National Security Agency? Are you a Microsoft employee? If you answered "yes" to either of these questions, you might be interested in the following product:

microsoft mug

In a bid to drum up sentiment against the data-hungry search giant, Microsoft has begun selling a line of anti-Google merchandise at its online store. Whether you're at home sipping your morning coffee or on the go, there's gear for you.

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Microsoft has been trying to make its "Scroogled" campaign, in which Microsoft attempts to scare people into using Outlook and Bing by noting how Google combs their data to serve ads, happen for a while now. It's not really working too well, since 78 percent of U.S. search traffic came through Google last month and only 10 percent from Bing, according to StatCounter.com.

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Nice try, though, Microsoft.

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