TITLE

Microsoft Vows More Open Windows, Office

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/21/2008, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of Microsoft Corp. to launch an interoperability initiative for its Windows Server 2008, Office 2007 and Vista operating system and other high-volume products. Such move was met by skepticism from European antitrust regulators as the company faces two antitrust investigations regarding interoperability and tying together separate software products initiated by the European Commission.
ACCESSION #
36876216

 

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