Microsoft goes Moneyball to pummel iPad yet again
Brand symbolism at work.
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I had always imagined that most baseball scouts were wizened veterans who had seen it all.
I had also imagined they would rather use a handkerchief than a
tablet. Perhaps I’ve watched too many baseball movies.
Microsoft, on the other hand, would have you believe that modern scouts are all clutching their tablets to simultaneously talk to their bosses and view players’ stats.
In its latest pitch to suggest that the
iPad is the Houston Astros, Redmond offers two baseball scouts desperate for good…
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