Month: November 2009

WSJ: FTC investigation focused on Android, search

WSJ: FTC investigation focused on Android, search The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which began an antitrust investigation into Google a month-and-a-half ago, is looking specifically at Google’s relationship with Android handset makers and at whether Google favors its own services in search results, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Google said in late June that the FTC had initiated a review of its business, but it said it didn’t know exactly what concerns the FTC had. Citing people familiar with the investigation, the Wall Street Journal said Wednesday that the FTC is looking into the deals that Google...

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Sides meet antitrust mediator

Sides meet antitrust mediator Judge Richard Posner, appointed to mediate settlement talks in the Microsoft antitrust trial will meet with lawyers representing Microsoft, the US Department of Justice and the 19 US states pursuing the case today, a spokeswoman for one of the state attorneys general confirmed today. Microsoft’s legal woes have multiplied since Judge Jackson issued his November 5 “findings of fact” – a preliminary ruling in which he labelled Microsoft a bullying monopoly that has abused its position to limit consumer choice. Civil lawsuits against Microsoft on behalf of millions of people who use the company’s Windows...

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Microsoft’s ‘big gamble’ with Windows 8 won’t pay off in the enterprise, says Gartner

Microsoft’s ‘big gamble’ with Windows 8 won’t pay off in the enterprise, says Gartner Microsoft is taking a “big gamble” with its new Windows 8, one that will see the operating system peak at just 20% to 25% of corporate PCs, Gartner analysts said today. “Microsoft is taking a big gamble over the next few months with Windows and Office, the two products responsible for most of its revenue and profit,” the research firm said in a statement Tuesday. “[But] it is a risk that Microsoft must take to stay relevant in a world where mobile devices with new...

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New Just Cause 3 trailer wants you to set the world on fire | just cause 3

New Just Cause 3 trailer wants you to set the world on fire | just cause 3 0   Avalanche Studios reveals new Just Cause 3 trailer, and it’s chaotic bliss. As expected, Q4 2015 has started off with a flurry of strong AAA games that blew our socks off. We’ve still got over a month to go until the year is over, and plenty mores hype-worthy titles still await us. One of the next to hit store shelves is the latest installment of the explosive series by Avalanche Studios, Just Cause 3. On the brink of its December 1...

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Microsoft claims breakthrough at EU hearing

Microsoft claims breakthrough at EU hearing Microsoft left a two-day antitrust hearing in Brussels Friday claiming it had reached a breakthrough with European regulators in a dispute that may still result in the company being fined up to €2 million a day. But the claim of a breakthrough was exaggerated, according to two other people involved in the closed-door hearing – one person representing rival software companies and a person close to the European Commission, the European Union’s top antitrust authority. Cat and mouse The Commission has accused Microsoft of failing to provide adequate technical details about its Windows...

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