The DOJ and European Commission granted Microsoft and Yahoo an unconditional approval of their plan to work together in the field of Internet search Thursday.
Microsoft will cut the time it stores IP addresses of Web searchers using its Bing search engine from 18 months to six.
International trade negotiations intended to clamp down on counterfeiting risk undermining the openness and innovation-friendly nature of the Internet, European ISPs say.
The European Ombudsman accused the European Commission on Thursday of "maladministration" during its antitrust investigation of Intel.
Microsoft appears to have reached an agreement with the EC ending an antitrust battle that has lasted a decade.
Google has made concessions to address European publishers' concerns about its book digitization project.
Microsoft's offer to settle its antitrust issues with the European Commission was given a cautious welcome by the company's principal antagonist Friday.
In its appeal of the European Commission's antitrust ruling, Intel argues that the regulator failed to consider evidence supporting the chip maker's arguments.
PCs and printers in the EU and US will have to become more energy-efficient to gain Energy Star approval, following an EU/US agreement signed Wednesday.
Microsoft's plan to strip Internet Explorer out of Windows 7 in Europe is designed to force the European Commission's hand as it devises an antitrust remedy, Opera CEO Jon von Tetzchner says.
The European Commission is pushing on with antitrust case against Microsoft despite the software maker's decision to strip IE from Windows 7 in Europe.
The European Commission will soon hear from Microsoft's rivals on how to craft a remedy to fix the browser market problem.
European regulators are asking Microsoft rivals if the company is been pressuring them in connection with the ongoing antitrust case concerning Web browsers.
Selling music legally online in Europe got easier Tuesday, when the French royalties-collecting agency SACEM agreed to relinquish handling of royalties.
Antitrust regulators around the world, led chiefly by the EC, are testing the limits of the law in their pursuit of Intel, a senior company executive said.
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