A lawsuit stemming back to the launch of Windows 95 is concluded as the country’s highest court declines to hear Novell’s appeal alleging Microsoft's anticompetitive practices with its WordPerfect software.
"The best thing to happen to the Mac in last 10 years was iOS," says Bud Tribble, Apple's vice president of software technology and a member of the original Mac team.
The great counter-factual scenario: What if proponents of an Internet-centric strategy had won the day and what if the courts had not overturned a judge's order to break up Microsoft?
Federal judge finally lays to rest case against Microsoft alleging antitrust behavior stemming back 17 years over WordPerfect.
Do I really need all those features? No. And so I've created my last document in Microsoft Word, a product I first began using 27 years ago.
As the software business shifts toward mobile and Web apps, Corel plans to raise its profile for PC programs.
The suit brought by Novell alleged that, through anticompetitive tactics, Microsoft encouraged Novell to develop products but then withdrew support as it launched Windows 95.
Gates is expected to testify in a $1 billion antitrust lawsuit in which Novell has accused Microsoft of intentionally damaging sales of its former WordPerfect software.
New WritePad 5 app for iPad, Android adds ability to sync with another popular app, Evernote. Marriage points to future where unrelated apps from diverse manufacturers work together on smartphones, tablets.
There's a lot of interest in Google Apps and other alternatives to Microsoft Office, but so far Microsoft's suite remains dominant.