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Microsoft Offers Tips to Agreeable Academics

Psst! Want to make an easy 200 bucks? If you are a university professor specializing in business, math or computer science and are about to present your research paper at an academic conference, MICROSOFT will slip you a check for $200 to cover "travel costs." All you have to do is mention how Microsoft programs helped you in your work. The offer is part of a promotional program called "The Academic Cooperative," which maintains its own website on the Internet Program.html). The website, which runs on the University of Idaho's server, makes no overt mention of Microsoft, but...

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