Another goof in Gate's side. Yeah!
MICROSOFT TOLD TO PUT JAVA IN WINDOWS
Microsoft must include rival Sun Microsystem's Java programming language in
its Windows operating system, a federal judge ruled Monday, handing Sun a
victory as it pursues a private antitrust case against Microsoft.
It's about time. All that is happening to Microsoft is good and will help bring their ridiculous prices down. However, I hope it does not make the market go crazy and develop all kinds of different desktop software.
|Microsoft to Open Windows Code to Foreign Governments|
Software giant addressing security concerns, response to Linux
Do you use Hotmail? Poor you. That is such a shaky email system, not to mention the number of porn and spam ads you get. Anyway, here is some good news for you :)
|QUOTE (From USAToday)|
EU: Microsoft agrees to 'radical' Passport changes
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European
Commission said on Thursday that software
giant Microsoft had agreed to make "radical"
changes to its .NET Passport system to ease
concerns about data privacy posed by Internet
"Microsoft has agreed to implement a
comprehensive package of data protection
measures, which will mean making substantial
changes to the existing .NET passport system,"
the Commission said in a statement.
EU to recommend Microsoft sanctions
Draft orders major changes to company policies
|QUOTE (The Associated Press)|
Updated: 10:28 a.m. ET March 15, 2004BRUSSELS -
The European Union's antitrust chief won critical backing Monday for a potentially landmark ruling against Microsoft Corp. that sources say finds the U.S. software giant abused its Windows monopoly.
Software giant Microsoft has lost its appeal against the 497m euro anti-trust fine imposed by the European Union.
Microsoft's new product groups will change how everything is developed
Microsoft realigns groups by function rather than platform or product, aiming for a smoother development cycle internally, and a smoother user experience externally. Ref. Source 5
Microsoft fights US warrant demanding information from overseas servers;
Microsoft is attempting to fend off a search warrant served by federal prosecutors in the United States because the tech giant says the government lacks the authority to compel the company for customer data that's stored overseas. Ref. Source 7