"Antitrust officials may demand that Microsoft Corp. change its Windows Vista operating system to address a complaint that the program's design hurts competing software, said Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal."...
If they do need to alter it i guess it's a good thing nobody has it.
how is it possible that googles stock is at 515 dollars???
the volume of the traded stock is low. so demand is high. that and they had 10 billion in revenues last year with a profit of 6 billion. Not a small company anymore huh?
Since when was it a bad thing that you did something to make it harder for the competition to compete with you?
You going to tell me I can't advertise because it hurts other peoples profits?! that is basically what this is.
Exacly... That's how anti-trust stuff works.... you can't come up with a product that is way ahead of the competition... microsoft product have to suck so other products can compete.
I love google... it's obvious that the search engine era will eventually die. Google is trying other ways to stay in the market and comming up with other revenue streams...
I mean, think about it... you go to google... search for something and get 5,000,000,000 results of which you only go over 10-20 top links...
Web search engines are becoming useless as information overload continues... That's solutions like RSS readers/feeds are being design.... also new features like vista gaggets.... and new technologies like web servers will render search engines useless in the future... google knows this. which is why they have that piece of crap thing called "Google Desktop" that slows the heck out of the computer.. and other applications like google office thing. Always good to have competition... but I think google is big enough and have enough money... to beat microsoft by making better products... instead of attacking what microsoft has... that's how companies like Firefox, Mac, Micromedia flash and other companies are doing it.
Come on google.. you have money.. make your own OS. hehe. or better yet.. make your software to run only on linux.
how come google does not attack mac? Apple does not ask anyone when they are going to make their OS.
and stfu, as someone that actually has a Vista machine I can tell everyone firsthand that it is an absolute piece of you know what.
superior product....bwahahahahhahahahah aha
xbots sure are good for a laugh
while you're at it why don't you tell us why microsuck does everything in it's market power to keep Linux from flourishing??
why would a company with such a superior product do this??
im sure people have heard about the government plan to provide $100 laptops to schoolchildren with a free Linux OS installed. In record Microsuch time they hit the panic button and offered their "superior" OS for $3 a piece. IMO that's what it's really worth.
this is so stupid, if they are going after microsoft, they should try wal-mart
So it make it hard for lame spyware toolbars like google's to work with Vista? Sounds like a great selling point for Vista not reason for anti-trust issues!! LAME!!
This is completely silly. Microsoft should break Vista in order for Google’s program to work?
guess what, Vista is already broken.
I had my whole office laughing when I tried to do a network discovery for our printers and it CRASHES VISTA EXPLORER EVERY SINGLE TIME.
I now have a new copy of XP coming so I can wipe this turd off my HDD.
the other engineers and I are already looking for ways to migrate our work to Linux.
yeah sure you are, of course im anti microsoft, they stifle innovation, run companies out of business and then steal their intellectual property. and turds like you swing on their nuts like your hangin on for dear life.
Im a programmer and engineer yet im the idiot because I expect a windows vista business edition machine to help me get my workdone.
now I see why some xbots are on their 3rd,4th and in some cases I've read even sixth console......you mofos have to be the stupidest people on the planet....lol
here you go chit for brains, a google of windows vista is a pig yielded ten pages of results...bwahahahahahahah
I think your the one that needs to STFU! You are anti-Microsoft period! Just take a look at your post history.. I have 3 Vista machines and all run great. I suppose if you have an idiot running it then you have crashes, etc. I am using the hell out of Vista and it's great.
I have windows vista and it crashes more than I would like. I usually get the
" WINDOWS EXPLORER HAS STOPPED WORKING" and then everything fades and restarts.
Don't try to to hide Vistas flaws. I don't suppose everyone that has Vista is an idiot. although I should agree with you. I'm an idiot, what was I thinking when I got vista this early in its life.
vista sucks anyways woop woop for xp
BUT it ALWAYS fails.
They tried back in 1999, stating MS was dominating the 'playing field' (which they were/are) but MS still won. They tried to get them to change their OS then too. I recall IE 4 was too intertwined with Windows 98, therefor not allowing for PC users to install (or have a choice to) install any other internet browser.
This will pass too--trust me.
Exactly the main reason why I like Sony to at least stay in the competition, if not winning this current console generation round. The idea of MS dominating the computer AND videogame industry IS a little too disturbing for me.
Don't get me wrong, MS has great products (though I don't like Vista), but I don't want to be getting my video game fix JUST from them.
Vista= Mac OS X rip-off.
Ah, most fail to see what's going on and instead resort to conspiracy theories. I'm telling you, there just got to be a conspiracy channel on this site!
Anywho, Microsoft wants to build a monopoly and there will always be opposition. In the same way they were sued for loads of money in europe for including their own software while blocking the other small companies. Microsoft is once again trying to build upon its own monopoly this time through the internal search engine in windows vista, by allowing their own search engine and hindering the competition they hope their brand and search engine will reign supreme although this time Google is going to fight to allow their own software and other software vendors to run in the OS efficiently.
Sadly, Microsoft has a lever in the Bush administration that is fighting google against their case. :(
this isn't the first time that Microsoft has done something similar with Vista. They tried to exclude anit-virus companies such as McAfee from providing relevant service by blocking access to the kernel while they had access to it through their anti-virus program.
so there you go, that's a summary of what's going on. I assure you, there's no conspiracy theories so you guys should sleep soundly tonight.
Amen, bro, amen.
One bubble for your wisdom, courtesy of me!
vista totally ripped off Mac OS X ....just use them both and any sane person could tell......
talking about superior product ...its a piece of trash
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