The case against the software giant continues its course as Microsoft fights the appointment of a special master in the Justice Department's antitrust petition. Meanwhile, 11 states submit subpoenas demanding documents related to Windows 98 in their own parallel inquiry.
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Microsoft back to core case
Microsoft and the Justice Department settle their contempt-of-court dispute and get back to the larger issue of technology integration and the company's business practices. However, the settle will likely have ramifications for the final outcome of the case and the industry as a whole.