antitrust

EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia speaks during a press conference, on July 17, 2012 at the EU Headquarters in Brussels. (credit: GEORGES GOBET/AFP/GettyImages)

European Union Opens Investigation Over Microsoft Antitrust Commitments

The European Union’s executive body, the Commission, is to open an investigation into whether Microsoft has kept to the antitrust commitments it made in 2009, warning that penalties for non-compliance could be “severe”.

07/17/2012

Bill Gates leaves the G20 Summit on Nov. 3, 2011 in Cannes, France. (credit: Kerim Okten-Pool/Getty Images)

Bill Gates Takes Stand in Billion-Dollar Antitrust Lawsuit Against Microsoft

Microsoft’s Bill Gates has taken the witness stand in a billion-dollar antitrust lawsuit accusing the software maker of duping a competitor prior to its Windows 95 rollout.

11/21/2011

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