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M$ could face fresh EU case in future

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The European Commission may bring a new competition case against Microsoft after the EU executive received fresh complaints about the U.S. software giant, the EU competition commissioner said in a newspaper interview on Tuesday.

SCO and Novell dispute takes new twist

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SCO's latest filing in its legal battle against Novell appears to lend credence to Novell's claim that the transfer of Unix to SCO was not comprehensive.

Did Google Score a Win Against M$?

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Both companies claimed victory, after a judge ruled this week that a former top Microsoft engineer could do work for Google. But the search giant may be the real winner.

New lawsuit looming over Google's use of 'Gmail'?

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A British company is considering filing a lawsuit against Google over its use of the Gmail name.

Also: Google unveils blog search site

M$ seeks settlement in Google lawsuit

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Microsoft proposed on Tuesday settling its lawsuit with Google over the hiring of a former executive in China by asking Google to agree to limit the exec's duties until July 2006 when the noncompete agreement he signed with Microsoft expires.

Judge rules former M$ exec can recruit for Google

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Ruling in a case that exposed the behind-the-scenes animosity between two high-tech titans, a state judge cleared the way Tuesday for a former Microsoft Corp. executive to perform some of the tasks rival Google Inc. had hired him to do.

S.Korean Music Industry Sues 1,985

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South Korea's music industry filed a criminal lawsuit Monday against 1,985 Internet file-swapping program users, in a move to stem unauthorized song swapping on the Web.

Dell agrees to AMD subpoena request

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Unlike a few of the other parties AMD has subpoenaed, such as NEC Corp. and U.K. PC retailer Dixons Group PLC, Dell did not file any objections to AMD’s request for documentation.

Hackers Admit to Wave of Attacks

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An Ohio computer hacker who served as a digital button man for a shady internet hosting company faces prison time after admitting he carried out one of a series of crippling denial-of-service attacks ordered by a wealthy businessman against his competitors.

Day two: Microsoft-Google courtroom showdown

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Former Microsoft executive Kai-Fu Lee told a judge here on Wednesday that he was being honest but not necessarily providing a complete answer when asked by Microsoft officials in June whether he planned to rejoin the software giant after a sabbatical.

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