NEWS - Friday, November 2, 2001


Microsoft Reaches Settlement

Software giant Microsoft Corp. said on Friday it had signed a consent decree with the U.S. government to settle a three-year antitrust case that would impose restrictions on the company for five years.

"The settlement is fair and reasonable and, most important, is in the best interests of consumers and the economy," Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said in a statement.

"While this settlement imposes some very tough rules and restrictions on our business, we believe that resolving this case now is the right thing to do for our customers, for the entire technology industry, and for the economy," Gates said.

The U.S. Justice Department said earlier it had reached a settlement with Microsoft that called for the software giant to give computer makers more flexibility and share the inner workings of its Windows operating system with other software firms.


Source: http://dailynews.yahoo.com/

Comments

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 43,974
Forum Posts: 725,061
Xbox One Titles: 630
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,084
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 583
Xbox Titles: 847
Staff Reviews: 1,433
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 13,034
Screenshots: 28,659
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News








See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

Custom Xbox Addict Controller!
Post by Variation-XBA
8 Replies, 94 Views

Firewatch
Post by BananaMan
5 Replies, 77 Views

Smite
Post by Nato King
7 Replies, 96 Views

Club for Forza Horizon 3
Post by TheOutcast-XBA
9 Replies, 700 Views

Destiny: Rise of Iron - Devil's Lair Strike Remastered
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 122 Views

Video - Destiny: Rise of Iron
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 106 Views

Interview: Kevin Carthew - Creative Director of Team17
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 79 Views

XboxAddict Gaming Club
Post by Symmetric-XBA
10 Replies, 291 Views

Article: The Art of Deus Ex Universe Artbook
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 165 Views

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Preview
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 219 Views

Halo Bluetooth Speaker - YES PLEASE
Post by TheOutcast-XBA
6 Replies, 397 Views

Titanfall 2 Pre Alpha Tech Test Impressions
Post by Variation-XBA
1 Replies, 329 Views

Les jeux par abonnement
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 301 Views

In Preparation For Horizon 3!
Post by Creeping Judas
7 Replies, 354 Views

Sword Coast Legends - A Hidden Gem
Post by Creeping Judas
3 Replies, 376 Views

© 2000-2016 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics