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  • News: Microsoft faces another antitrust suit

    A computer services and hardware retailer has filed a US federal civil suit accusing Microsoft of continuing to violate antitrust laws.

  • News: Sophos poll underlines virus threat to Mac

    A stunning 79 per cent of computer users believe that Macs will be targeted more often in the wake of the Leap-A Trojan.

  • News: World's first OS X virus hits Apple

    Apple’s Mac OS X software has been hit by a mischievous IM virus – the first ever to target the platform.

  • News: Microsoft responds to EC complaints

    Today Microsoft launched a last-ditch attempt to stave off the threat of million-dollar-a-day fines.

  • News: Microsoft confident on eve of EU deadline

    One day ahead of the deadline for explaining why it believes it has complied with the EC's antitrust ruling against it, Microsoft's top European lawyer said today that the company is confident that it has met or exceeded all of the Commission's demands.

  • News: EC officials reviewing Vista complaints

    EC officials confirmed on Friday that they are examining informal concerns lodged by rivals against Microsoft's Vista operating system, due to be launched by the end of this year.

  • News: Officials seek more documents from Intel

    KFTC officials have paid "an unscheduled visit" to Intel's office in Seoul, seeking additional documents from the company as part of an ongoing investigation into its business practices.

  • News: EU denies extension for Microsoft

    Microsoft moved a step closer to being fined about €1m a day after the EC refused to extend a 15 February deadline for compliance with its antitrust ruling.

  • News: Google updates desktop search

    Google plans today to release another beta version of its free, downloadable PC and web search application that expands the functionality of the product's Sidebar feature, a panel that provides information from a variety of information sources.

  • News: Microsoft eases antitrust concerns

    A Microsoft decision to provide licensees with substantially increased access to the source code for its software products has helped ease US concerns raised last month.

  • News: Will Vista ship on 1 December?

    A Microsoft contest to guess Windows Vista's release date hints that the product's release date could be 1 December.

  • News: Windows apps on Intel-based Macs?

    Open-source developers from the X86 Project claim to have managed to compile software to run Windows applications on Intel-based Macs.

  • News: Microsoft: guess Vista release date, win prizes

    In an effort to promote the next release of Windows Vista outside of the US, Microsoft is offering a chance for users in Europe and the Middle East to win prizes if they can guess the launch date of the next version of the OS.

  • News: Microsoft faces first EU antitrust fines

    Microsoft looks more than likely to earn a place in history by becoming the first company to be hit with daily fines by the EU for failing to respect an antitrust ruling.

  • News: Opinion: one million downloads?

    Has one in every 100 people in Japan downloaded MySQL's database? Figures published by the company this week imply that's the case, but common sense suggests otherwise. Software companies love to brag about download figures but in reality they can be misleading.

  • News: Analysis: Vista the trailblazer?

    Microsoft's Vista OS will include 3D views of windows, built-in handwriting recognition, easy real-time wireless collaboration, automatic phishing alerts and even support for a 'SideShow' function.

  • News: Vista preview to feature Sidebar, Gadgets

    A preview of Vista will feature Windows Sidebar and Gadgets technology for adding mini-apps such as video or audio feeds to the Windows desktop.

  • News: Microsoft cries foul in antitrust case

    Microsoft has written to the EC to complain that the company is being denied the normal rights to defence in its antitrust case.

  • News: First bug found in IE Beta 2.0

    An independent researcher needed just 15 minutes to find the first bug in the Beta 2.0 preview release of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7.0 browser.

  • News: EC visits Microsoft to discuss case

    Antitrust investigators from the EC are holding meetings with key Microsoft officials at the company's US headquarters to discuss whether it is complying with the antitrust ruling of March 2004, an EC spokesman confirmed today.



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