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Microsoft, DOJ talks collapse

Eleventh-hour negotiations between Microsoft and antitrust regulators collapse, clearing the way for possible legal action.

Eleventh-hour negotiations between Microsoft and antitrust regulators collapse, clearing the way for possible legal action.

Suit expected as DOJ talks end
update Eleventh-hour negotiations between Microsoft and antitrust regulators collapse, clearing the way for possible legal action.

SEC filing cites possibility of suit
A regulatory filing by the software giant says the company believes that a lawsuit is "likely" if talks break down.

Redmond workers blasé about case
The company faces the threat of one of the biggest antitrust actions in U.S. history, but many of the company's rank and file seem largely uninterested.

Microsoft: "We're just here to talk"
The company's top lawyer arrives in Washington for negotiations that are expected to last through the weekend, saying, "We're just here to talk."

Microsoft spurs spin cycle in D.C.
Two opponents on Capitol Hill weigh in on news that the software giant and state and federal antitrust regulators are trying to settle their differences.

Antitrust activity "unprecedented"
Microsoft isn't the only company keeping trustbusters in Washington busy.

States pressured over Win 98
update Nine top PC executives in California have written the state's attorney general urging him to rethink antitrust action against Microsoft.

Texas rethinks Microsoft suit
update Amid concerns from the computer industry, the state's attorney general is rethinking taking any antitrust action against Microsoft.

Win 98 not subject to injunction
update In a win for Microsoft, a federal appeals court rules Microsoft's Windows 98 is not covered by an injunction issued last December.

Microsoft, regulators lived the '90s
timeline Tangles between trustbusters and the software giant date back to the beginning of the decade, and there may be more to come.