Tag: plagiarism

  • Plurk 1: Microsoft 0

    Microsoft has suspended a new┬áinternet messaging service in China, after it emerged that the site was partially based on code stolen from a rival startup. The site, Juku, launched in November is similar in concept to other online messaging systems like Twitter. But earlier this week the team behindPlurk, a young internet company based in […]

  • {UPDATED} Plagiarism at its best: Microsoft China steals Plurk’s concept

    I was chilling out on Plurk when this came up: Yes. You must be thinking, Microsoft China ripping off Plurk? See for yourself. In this blog post, a comparison was done between the design and the codings. They have uncanny similarities between them. Except for visual changes, I cannot see that Microsoft China created its […]