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.
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.
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.
The International Space Station zips around at 5 miles per second, 230 miles above Earth, but astronauts can still exercise their franchise.
The tablet is being used by a Washington-based company named Democracy Live that delivers electronic ballots to certain states.
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.
The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.
The architect of the plan to break California into six separate states faces a hilarious line of questioning from the Comedy Central talk show host.
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.