The laughter could be heard echoing from Google offices around the world at 6:31pm Pacific after Bing went down for half an hour.
But even before Google executives could lavish quotes and delicious treats on Valley reporters at the Computer History Museum next Monday, Microsoft managed to hang itself from its own rope.
All those new users supposedly flocking to Bing for the new features and marketing push? They were treated to a half-hour outage starting around 6:30 p.m. Pacific last night.
"It’s like a tree fell in forest and no one heard it."
Jackson West doesn't think Microsoft will win this one, but is assured they will probably die trying.