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In case there was any doubt that the company is still stuck in the 1990s, Microsoft hired Jerry Seinfeld as the face of its $300 million USD advertising campaign to hawk Windows Vista.

Jerry Seinfeld

Here’s the incomprehensible part: The 54-year-old washed-up has-been was chosen because Microsoft is “weary of being cast as a stodgy oldster by Apple Inc.’s advertising,” according to the Wall Street Journal.

Seinfeld is most famous for his 90s-era sitcom, which always prominently displayed a Macintosh in his TV apartment. Microsoft will pay Seinfeld $10 million.

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