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Windows XP, antitrust trial in homestretch

Microsoft says Windows XP will be slightly pricier than earlier versions. Also: A new judge is assigned to the antitrust case.

A day after Amazon.com tips its hand, and two months ahead of the official release date, Microsoft announces pricing for the new operating system; consumers and businesses should expect to pay slightly more for XP than for earlier versions of the Windows software. And on a legal front: A new judge is appointed to oversee the antitrust case.

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Gates unveils Windows XP
Bill Gates, chairman, Microsoft, and Jim Allchin, VP, Microsoft platforms group

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