Slyck Chatbox - And More

WordPerfect antitrust case greenlighted by the Supreme Court

What's happening in the technology world related to software. Please submit stories for this forum here.
Forum rules

WordPerfect antitrust case greenlighted by the Supreme Court

Postby curzlgt » Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:56 pm

Story :

Microsoft and Novell are partners now, but the companies used to be fierce competitors in the office software space. We know how that war turned out: Word and Excel gradually squeezed WordPerfect and Quattro Pro out of the market, and Novell eventually got out of the office software business. Today, the Supreme Court rejected Microsoft's attempts to halt an antitrust lawsuit filed by Novell, ruling that the case can proceed to trial (Chief Justice John Roberts, a Microsoft shareholder, recused himself from the case).

“The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long, plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side,” - Hunter S Thompson
User avatar
Posts: 3923
Joined: Fri Jul 29, 2005 1:17 am
Location: Land of the tall corn

Return to Tech/Software News

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

© 2001-2008