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EU charges Microsoft over breach of 'browser ballot' commitments

European regulators have accused the software giant of failing to uphold commitments it made in 2009 over offering consumers a choice of browser on new Windows PCs.

By October 24, 2012

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Windows 8 gets 'browser ballot' amid EU antitrust probe

European user of Windows 8 can now select their choice of browser, amid an European antitrust investigation into Microsoft's failure to include the software in Windows 7.

By September 10, 2012

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Microsoft, the EU fine, and a browser ballot no one missed

commentary The $732 million penalty levied against Microsoft ignores the reality that the world is changing faster than EU regulators -- or any "ballot" -- can keep up.

By March 7, 2013

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Pennsylvania e-voting machine casts wrong ballot. Oops

An electronic voting machine was briefly taken offline today when it mistook a vote for Barack Obama as one for Mitt Romney. Republicans say they have reports of the opposite happening too.

By November 6, 2012

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Microsoft's Surface a balloting device in one precinct in Virginia

The tablet is being used by a Washington-based company named Democracy Live that delivers electronic ballots to certain states.

By November 6, 2012

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Very absentee ballots: How do astronauts vote?

The International Space Station zips around at 5 miles per second, 230 miles above Earth, but astronauts can still exercise their franchise.

By November 6, 2012

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Ballmer, Sinofsky see pay dinged over browser-ballot issue

The salaries and incentive awards for Microsoft's CEO and some of its top executives are public. Redmond's European browser-ballot problem didn't sit well with the evaluation committee.

By October 9, 2012

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E-ballot device for presidential vote has bugs, report confirms

An optical scanner to be used for the presidential election this year is prone to recording the wrong vote or none at all, according to a government report. But the manufacturer says problems are fixed.

By January 7, 2012

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CNET solves Microsoft's Windows 7 'browser ballot' dilemma

How should Microsoft make it easy for a user to choose between the ten Web browsers Windows 7 will offer for install during its initial setup? The answer is really quite simple

By October 19, 2009

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EU: Microsoft to test browser 'ballot screen'

Regulators say Redmond can go ahead with its latest proposed design to let users choose which browsers they wish to install along with, or instead of, Internet Explorer.

By October 7, 2009