Highlights: Microsoft won't appeal the Court of First Instance ruling, Microsoft's
communications protocols will now only cost rivals a one-time fee of about $14,300
and a patent royalty will now amount to 0.4 percent of a competing product's
sales as opposed to an earlier royalty of 5.95 percent. Click here
for more details.
The case will be sure to generate continuing minor spats of the sort that occasionally
flare up between Microsoft and its antitrust overseers at the U.S. Justice Department
or state governments.
But barring bad behavior on either side, both parties are now free to move
on to other things.
Posted by Scott Bekker on October 23, 2007 at 11:57 AM
Microsoft's ongoing layoffs are hitting its home turf, with new notices affecting 1,248 people in the Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah, Wash. areas in May.
Microsoft's latest collaboration application, Loop, is now available as a public preview.
Here's your guide to all the IT training sessions, partner meet-ups and annual Microsoft conferences you won't want to miss.
Microsoft's top partner executives detailed several changes it plans to make to the 6-month-old Microsoft Cloud Partner Program (MCPP).
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