Google, Yahoo seek to avoid antitrust suit

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Numerous news outlets are reporting that Google and Yahoo are in talks with the U.S. Justice Department in an effort to head off an antitrust challenge to their proposed advertising agreement. Several advertisers and Microsoft...

UK Schools warned to avoid a Microsoft deal

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The UK computer agency Becta is advising schools that are considering moving to Microsoft's School Agreement subscription not to sign licensing agreements with Microsoft because of alleged anti-competitive practices. The agency reminds schools they are...

Google Desktop Tweaked to Avoid IE Flaw

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Google Inc. has made an "adjustment" to its Google Desktop applicationto protect users from an unpatched design flaw in Microsoft Corp.'sInternet Explorer browser. The bug, which was discovered and reported ...

Microsoft Tweaks Browser to Avoid Liability

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Microsoft is changing the way its Web browser handles certain controls in an effort to shield itself from liability in an ongoing patent spat with a start-up backed by the University of California. ...

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