Microsoft faces new antitrust clash with Vista

by admin January 28, 2007 at 9:56 am

Microsoft versus the European Union — Part II?

Officials have reported that Microsoft is risking a new showdown with EU regulators when they roll-out its Vista operating system nearly three years after a landmark antitrust ruling against the US software giant.

After numerous delays, Microsoft’s next-generation Windows Vista operating system is to make its debut with home computer users on January 30, 2007. It was shipped to business clients in November, 2006. While Microsoft prepares to roll out its first new operating system in five years, its rivals are preparing to do battle again with the IT giant after they scored one victory in March 2004 with an EU antitrust ruling against the company.

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