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EU approves Microsoft’s $19.7B Nuance deal, clearing last major hurdle for big acquisition
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EU approves Microsoft’s $19.7B Nuance deal, clearing last major hurdle for big acquisition

The European Fee gave unconditional approval to Microsoft’s pending acquisition of speech expertise firm Nuance Communications for $19.7 billion in…
Microsoft to drop commercial marketplace fees to 3% (from 20%) in latest dig at platform rivals
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Microsoft to drop commercial marketplace fees to 3% (from 20%) in latest dig at platform rivals

Microsoft is escalating its marketing campaign in opposition to the standard enterprise mannequin of on-line marketplaces, lowering the fees it…
DOJ: Microsoft antitrust deal worked, just look at the company now
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DOJ: Microsoft antitrust deal worked, just look at the company now

As we noted a couple weeks ago, Microsoft’s landmark U.S. antitrust settlement expires immediately. A lot has modified in the…
New Stanford Law building is amazing, and it comes courtesy of an ex-Microsoftie
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New Stanford Law building is amazing, and it comes courtesy of an ex-Microsoftie

Stanford College has minted loads of Silicon Valley high-tech millionaires and billionaires over time. However Microsoft cash helped pay for…
Report: FTC moving ahead with Google antitrust probe
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Report: FTC moving ahead with Google antitrust probe

A report from the Wall Street Journal this morning is the most recent indication that U.S. antitrust regulators are gearing…
If Microsoft Bing is Muhammad Ali, this is its best punch
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If Microsoft Bing is Muhammad Ali, this is its best punch

An intensive take a look at Microsoft Bing’s try and problem Google, published by the New York Times today, will…
Judge tosses antitrust claims over Microsoft, Yahoo spam filters
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Judge tosses antitrust claims over Microsoft, Yahoo spam filters

A federal choose in California has dismissed a pair of instances that had been filed final yr towards Microsoft and…
Does Google have monopoly power? Watch Eric Schmidt dance around this one
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Does Google have monopoly power? Watch Eric Schmidt dance around this one

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing yesterday on Google was carefully watched for parallels to Microsoft’s antitrust quagmire of the…
Excerpt: Google to cite Bing’s growth in antitrust defense
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Excerpt: Google to cite Bing’s growth in antitrust defense

Will probably be a really fascinating day for the know-how trade in Washington, D.C., as the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee…
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