STEVE INSKEEP, host:
And we have one more example of chest-beating, between Microsoft and Google. The tech blog, Gawker, reports that a Microsoft truck drove around Google's headquarters in Silicon Valley.
DEBORAH AMOS, host:
The truck belonged to Microsoft search engine Bing. It appeared to be taking pictures, perhaps for Microsoft's online mapping service, similar to Google's mapping service.
INSKEEP: A Google employee photographed the Microsoft truck and posted it online so that others could comment.
AMOS: One comment called the Bing truck the roach coach of search engines.
INSKEEP: Another suggested maybe Bing return search results so slowly they thought it would be faster to drive them over to Google to have them processed.
AMOS: Online trash talk is our last word in business today.
It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Deborah Amos.
INSKEEP: And I'm Steve Inskeep.
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