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Chromebooks debate post-mortem: A bad deal

Summary: I can appreciate my esteemed debate opponent's arguments in favor of Chromebooks, but the debate reinforces my belief that these devices aren't the best to meet the needs of users.

November 27, 2013 by Larry Seltzer

Microsoft fined $731m by EU in browser choice screw-up

Summary: EU authorities have hit Microsoft with yet another fine, after falling foul of previous antitrust commitments, showing that if you're operating in Europe, you must abide by its rules.

March 6, 2013 by Zack Whittaker

Google/Motorola offer H.264 patent settlement; Microsoft chuckles

Summary: Motorola's apparent concessions at the bargaining table weren't enough to get Microsoft to budge, either on licensing terms for H.264 or on the injunction they won against Motorla phones.

June 20, 2012 by By Christopher Dawson for Googling Google | June 21, 2012 -- 02:22 GMT (19:22 PDT)

What's what with Barnes & Noble and Microsoft

Summary: In an unexpected twist, Microsoft buried its Barnes & Noble lawsuit hatchet, and formed a partnership. Why did the two make a deal and what comes next? Here's my take.

May 1, 2012 by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Intel to appeal EU antitrust fine

Summary: Intel will appeal a European Commission fine against the company in 2009, for breaching antitrust and competition laws for blocking AMD sales and harming the rival chipmaker.

April 25, 2012 by Zack Whittaker

Apple, Google and others fail to derail hiring suit

Summary: Apple, Google, Adobe and three other companies have failed in a bid to fend off a US antitrust suit, in which they are accused of an illegal hiring conspiracy.Apple, Google, Adobe...

April 20, 2012 by By David Meyer for Communication Breakdown | April 20, 2012 -- 10:32 GMT (03:32 PDT)

FTC asked to probe Google+, search integration

Summary: The Electronic Privacy Information Center has sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking it to investigate Google's integration of Google+ and Google Search. EPIC cites the...

January 12, 2012 by John Fontana