A judge declines to dismiss the suit but rules that each PC buyer has to bring his or her own legal action for potential redress.
In latest court filings, e-mails detail exchanges between Intel and Microsoft--and within Redmond--about concerns over Microsoft's "Vista Capable" program.
Microsoft is meeting with hardware vendors this week, which might prove to be inconvenient timing given a federal judge's imminent ruling.
Microsoft's appeal of class certification is spurned. This mean the class-action suit over the company's marketing techniques--and the discovery that's a big part of the case--can proceed.
A judge has paused a class-action lawsuit against Microsoft over the way it advertised PCs leading up to the release of Windows Vista, pending an appeal.
Class-action suit claims labeling computers as "Vista Capable" in late 2006 misled consumers because many of the machines could run only the most basic version of Vista.
Snow Leopard's launch has been plagued by software incompatibility, sluggish performance and a lack of killer features. We're beginning to wonder: is Snow Leopard the new Vista?
Microsoft's attempt to create a universal Windows 7 logo sticker might only lead to more confusion.
Microsoft is happy to avoid the naysaying it saw with the last operating system. However, all that happy Windows 7 talk has made it harder to convince businesses to move to Vista.
The software maker wants businesses to know that they're "encouraged" to upgrade to Windows Vista from XP, instead of waiting for Windows 7 to be released.