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Microsoft EU browser ballot rolling out today: Mix it up

Microsoft offers customers using IE as their default browser the chance to install rival software, and begins automatic shutdown of PCs running the Windows 7 release candidate

By March 1, 2010

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Report: Microsoft, EU in talks over antitrust issues

Bloomberg says that Microsoft is looking to settle several pending issues before EU Competition boss Neelie Kroes steps down at year's end.

By July 7, 2009

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Why Microsoft's EU problem isn't going away

After a powerful regulator publicly urges more adoption of open source, Steve Ballmer's got to wonder if he'll ever catch a break. Probably not.

By June 13, 2008

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Microsoft landed with £486m EU fine in browser-choice row

The European Commission found the software giant lax in offering PC owners a choice of browsers, and has demanded a hefty wodge of wonga.

By March 6, 2013

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Europe poised to hit Microsoft over browser choice

Competition chief says the European Commission is preparing to charge Microsoft over its Windows 7 browser choice failure. It's eyeing formal antitrust proceedings against Google too.

By September 27, 2012

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Microsoft 'to comply' with EU in browser choice antitrust probe

The software giant has given the EU assurances that it will comply immediately with regulators' demands, despite failing to honor an earlier agreement.

By September 8, 2012

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EU investigating Microsoft over Windows 8 browser shut-out

The launch of Windows 8 is set for October 26, but the EU is concerned that the upcoming OS may unfairly disadvantage rival browser makers.

By July 19, 2012

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EU opens Microsoft antitrust probe over browser choice

Microsoft had admitted responsibility following scrutiny from European antitrust authorities into claims the software giant may have failed to fully comply with an earlier 2009 ruling.

By July 17, 2012

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Chrome overtakes Firefox in the UK browser battle

Google's Chrome is now the second most popular Web browser in the UK, capturing 22 per cent of the market. That edges out Firefox, which accounts for 21 per cent.

By August 1, 2011

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Microsoft blasts EU antitrust fine in appeals hearing

In criticizing the 899 million euro fine, Microsoft's attorney argues that the EU should have been clearer about the rates it expected the company to charge.

By May 24, 2011