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The European Commission has begun an investigation into whether Microsoft failed to follow through with antitrust commitments it made back in 2009.
The expiration of the antitrust settlement against Microsoft passed with little notice on Thursday.
Investigation Shows That Agreement Not Likely To Reduce Competition WASHINGTON, Feb.
The Financial Times reported that Microsoft Corp's next version of Windows is creating complaints of anticompetitive behavior from rivals that say the new version of the operating system gives unfair advantages to Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser.
Microsoft has requested a hearing from EU antitrust regulators in defense of allegations of unjustly treating rivals in the browser market, the European Commission announced Wednesday.
Court papers filed on Thursday showed that Microsoft and the US Justice Department would extend some portions of federal antitrust oversight by 18 months.
Microsoft Agrees to 18-Month Extension, Subject to Court Approval WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice told the U.S.
Microsoft Corp has announced the next version of its Windows operating system will include a control panel that allows users to turn off Internet Explorer (IE) 8 and other key Microsoft programs.
The European Commission may order Microsoft to provide Windows users a clear and simple choice of Web browsers, and may even require the software giant to allow customers to disable its Internet Explorer system, a commission spokesman said Tuesday.
Tying Internet Explorer to Microsoft's Windows operating platform gives the program an unfair advantage in the marketplace, the European Commission found. In a preliminary ruling, the commission said tying the two products together makes Internet Explorer available on 90 percent of the world's personal computers, Zdnet reported Monday. Internet Explorer is so prevalent it creates an incentive for Web site designers and software developers to create products compatible with it, further...