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Government to watch over Microsoft antitrust until 2009

For at least two more years the U.S. government will continue to watch over Microsoft's compliance with the terms of its famous antitrust case settlement. Court supervision of Microsoft's compliance with a U.S. antitrust settlement will continue until November 12, 2009, ruled federal district judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly earlier this week.

Portal buyers struggling with adoption

Enterprise portal technology buyers are struggling with adoption, as diverse portal products target different use-cases, and customers grapple with oft-immature tools, persistent performance bottlenecks, implementation delays, cost overruns, and poor usability.

MS ANTITRUST : Judge questions impact of settlement

A U.S. district court judge on Wednesday praised Microsoft Corp. for efforts to improve technical documentation for its communications protocols, but questioned the effect in the marketplace of her final judgment in the U.S. government's antitrust case against the software giant. Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, said she saw progress in Microsoft's compliance with her November 2002 antitrust judgment, but she also asked lawyers at a compliance status hearing "what, if any, effect" the judgment has had on the software market. There's "no demonstrable change" in Microsoft's dominance of the operating system market, answered Renata Hesse, an antitrust lawyer at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The open-source Firefox browser has cut into Microsoft Internet Explorer's market share, but it's difficult to tell how much of an impact the judgment has had, Hesse added.

Japan FTC: Microsoft violating Antimonopoly Act

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) said Tuesday that certain provisions in license agreements between Microsoft Corp. and Japanese PC vendors violate Japan's antimonopoly code.

Devices trying for a comeback

Remember a few years ago when the wireless mobile enterprise was the next big thing?

Palm OS 5 to boast full Web browser

Later this year, enterprise users of Palm OS devices for the first time will get a fully equipped Web browser with Version 5.0 of the Palm OS operating system.

Sun releases Connector Architecture for J2EE beta

Sun Microsystems Inc. announced Monday the release of the first public beta version of Connector Architecture for its Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE).

Sun offers new J2EE licensing plan

Earlier this week, Sun Microsystems Inc. introduced a new licensing and royalty plan for its Java 2...

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