Still, the Mountain View search giant and the Redmond software company do manage to find common ground. In this regard, user privacy is one area where the duo share portions of a pseudo-common vision. Pseudo-common, because although Microsoft has set in place very strict rules regarding privacy, Google has problems adhering to a similar model. But this is not stopping the Mountain View company from looking for solutions, and not even from throwing money in the way of a Microsoft Researcher.
May 27, 2008
Google â€œPaysâ€ Microsoft Researcher $20,000 to Do What It Can't
Google and Microsoft are unlikely partners, as the two companies have conflicting interests especially in terms of the search engine and online advertising markets.