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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Opera won't be lobbying for a browser choice screen to be implemented in Asia-Pacific, while Mozilla's Open to Choice campaign stays within Europe.
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.
After complaints the original algorithm was not doing the job, Redmond fixes the code shuffling the order of the browsers in its ballot screen for European users.
In Tuesday's election, the citizens of Denver must decide whether to select a seven-person commission to reveal all known evidence about ETs, UFOs, and the technological advances they might possess.
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.