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EU official chides Microsoft for

European competition commissioner Neelie Kroes hit out at Microsoft in comments to European parliamentarians Thursday, saying it is "unacceptable" that the company continues to gain market share using tactics that were outlawed in the Commission's 2004 antitrust ruling against the software vendor.

Microsoft interoperability efforts lukewarm, EU says

The European Commission has again criticized Microsoft Corp.'s response to a 2004 antitrust ruling, opening up the possibility of further fines for the company.

EU set to fine Microsoft

The European Commission is about to propose a new fine of up to

Microsoft accuses EC of working with rivals

Microsoft Corp. accused the European Commission of actively working with the company's rivals and failing to act as an independent regulator in its ongoing antitrust case against the company.

MS ANTITRUST : Ballmer pays visit to E.U. antitrust chief

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer met the European Union's competition commissioner, Neelie Kroes, on Tuesday to discuss the company's failure until now to fully comply with the E.U.'s antitrust ruling against the firm in May 2004, a spokesman for Kroes has confirmed.

2004 Top 10: The big stories

If there were any lingering doubts that we are in the post-PC era, several big stories this year should have cleared them up. The sale of IBM Corp.'s PC business to China's Lenovo Group Ltd., and the death of Comdex, were powerful reminders that IT is in a transitional stage.

Real CEO says EU-MS ruling ‘right,’ may help lawsuit

With the sting of the European Commission's antitrust ruling against Microsoft Corp. still fresh, RealNetworks Inc. head Rob Glaser appeared in London on Wednesday endorsing the Commission's decision as more solid than the U.S. settlement, and predicting that it would aid his company's private suit against the software giant.

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