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'Vista Capable' Fiasco Could Cost Microsoft Billions

Remember the lawsuit that led to the release of so many hilarious internal Microsoft e-mails? We know you do because it just keeps coming up. And last week, we found out that the suit could -- but, let's face it, probably won't -- cost Microsoft $8.5 billion. As unlikely as it is to come up in a judgment, that's still a big number at a scary time.

Posted by Lee Pender on January 27, 2009 at 11:55 AM


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