Google punks Microsoft Patch Tuesday

June 8, 2010: 6:05 PM ET

Hoping to woo the IT crowd who spend too much time testing and updating Microsoft's patches, Google pushes comical video.

Announced on the official Google Enterprise Blog, the new video is aimed at IT administrators who spend way too much time patching their computers.  Known as Patch Tuesday, Microsoft releases its patches on a regular cycle once a month, on...wait for it.. a Tuesday.  Google (GOOG), hoping to appeal to their pain and suffering (And sense of wasted time!) thinks their time might be better spent building applications.

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Seth Weintraub
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Google went from searching the Web to worming its way into nearly every facet of business and government. Seth Weintraub unveils where the company is going, who it's competing with, who it's about to compete with and how market forces push the company to veer or adhere to its Don't Be Evil motto. For 15 years, Weintraub was a global IT director for a number of companies before becoming a blogger.

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