After the Rowe story broke, Microsoft
went into overdrive to mitigate the public fallout, offering to cover the teenager's costs of redirecting traffic from his old Web site to a new one and giving him a free Microsoft
Xbox video game console.
com Smart Tag provides the ultimate time-saving features for Microsoft
Office 2003 and Office XP users.
BST Software and Project Incentives announced their participation in the Microsoft
Project 2002 Business Value Challenge (BVC), which runs April 1- July 15, 2002.
It has been six years since Microsoft
introduced Windows 95, the operating system that, by "bundling" itself with a Web browser, prompted the government's first antitrust suit against the company in 1997.
Many of them would not release such an article due to fear of Microsoft
The government's weapon is a sweeping antitrust suit filed against Microsoft
in May 1998.
District Court said that Microsoft
had used its monopoly power to stifle innovation, reduce competition and hurt consumers.
Yet ever since that unnerving episode, the young software dynamos in suburban Seattle must have longed for a sympathetic treatment that would present Microsoft
's case--in particular, the case Microsoft
would most like to see made is that antitrust watchdogs, the courts, competitors, and some economists should stop fretting, lean back, and just let the markets of the information age work their magic.
In his keynote address at the conference, Microsoft
executive Jim Allchin described the challenges and opportunities ahead for the industry in the move to distributed computing.
Participation in the Microsoft
Partner Program, which targets software companies offering technology solutions on the Microsoft
platform or which use Microsoft
products and technologies, requires both independent verification of the products and successful implementation in joint customers.
In filing a petition in federal court, Attorney General Janet Reno said Microsoft
had violated an earlier antitrust agreement, and that the Justice Department would seek a fine of $1 million a day in civil contempt charges if the company failed to change its policy.
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