Global Tech Briefs: Weather, Fines, Diamonds

Dreyfuss, Joel
July 2008
Red Herring;7/7/2008, p2
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs on the technology industry. NBC Universal has partnered with private equity firms Bain Capital and the Blackstone Group to acquire the Weather Channel. A debate has been scheduled on June 16, 2008 by the European Parliament which will focus on a series of telecom regulations. Microsoft has filed a complaint to a European Union court claiming that the $1.4 billion antitrust fine imposed on it is excessive.


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