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This article was published on May 13, 2009

Apple and Microsoft both dating Lauren?

Apple and Microsoft both dating Lauren?
Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

Founder & board member, TNW

Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

Don’t you love a catfight? Apple famously attacked Windows and Microsoft with their ‘I’m a Mac’ ads. Microsoft responded with their ‘laptop hunters’ series and now Apple responds with a ‘I’m a Mac’ ad featuring a Lauren type girl similar to the girl from the first ‘Laptop Hunters’ episode.

Still following me?
Check it out:

The original Microsoft ad featuring ‘Lauren’:

The new Apple Ad featuring a ‘Lauren’ type:

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTjKWf0aevY]
Can’t wait for the “Microsoft answering Apple’s ad which reacted to Microsofts’ ad which commented on Apple’s ad” soon to be released…

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