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Microsoft Fined $732 Million For Antitrust Violations In Europe
2013-03-06 13:09:44

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Tech giant Microsoft has been handed, and apparently accepted, a giant-sized fine by the European Union (EU) for failing to offer users a choice of browsers on its Windows operating system (OS), breaking a legally binding commitment that had been in place since 2009. As a result the European Commission has fined Microsoft $732 million US. The announcement was made Wednesday by Joaquin Almunia, the European Commission´s top...

EU Warns Microsoft Over Windows 8
2012-10-24 21:31:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The European Commission warned Microsoft that it risked an investigation into its new Windows 8 software if the company did not comply with web browser choice guidelines. Microsoft failed to provide clients with a web browser choice on Windows 7 in 2011 through 2012. Now, the Commission is concerned that Windows 8, due to launch this week, could do the same thing. European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said he has...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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