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Juror in Microsoft case at peace with decision

(AP) -- The lone holdout juror who prevented a Utah company from getting as much as $1.2 billion from one-time rival Microsoft Corp. for alleged antitrust violations says he's at peace with his decision.

Dec 19, 2011
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Jurors deadlock in $1B lawsuit against Microsoft

(AP) -- A federal jury on Friday failed to reach a verdict in a Utah company's $1 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. in a case so important to the computer giant that it put Bill Gates on the ...

Dec 17, 2011
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Gates rules out return to Microsoft helm

Bill Gates on Thursday ruled out ever returning to the helm of Microsoft while dismissing criticism by late Apple founder Steve Jobs, who he called "brilliant".

Dec 15, 2011
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Utah company wraps up $1B case against Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. purposely duped a Utah company into believing its writing application would be included in the Windows 95 rollout, then pulled the plug so Microsoft could gain market share with its own product, ...

Dec 13, 2011
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Gates back on stand in Utah in $1B antitrust trial

Microsoft's Bill Gates returned to the witness stand Tuesday to defend his company against a $1 billion antitrust lawsuit that claims the software giant tricked a competitor into huge losses and soared onto ...

Nov 22, 2011
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Bill Gates unfussed by Steve Jobs' jab

Microsoft founder Bill Gates coolly parried some harsh criticism from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, in an interview with ABC television Sunday, saying their professional rivalry was positive.

Oct 31, 2011
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Jobs had Google phones in crosshairs: biographer

Insights into Apple co-founder Steve Jobs's vendetta against Google and his criticisms of fellow high-tech titans spread quickly online ahead of the Monday release of his authorized biography.

Oct 22, 2011
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Loss of Steve Jobs makes world 'iSad'

The passing of Steve Jobs left people around the world "iSad" on Thursday, with countless mourners typing out their grief on the handheld Apple gadgets that have transformed modern life.

Oct 06, 2011
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