Judge dismisses $1B lawsuit against Microsoft

Posted by jhansonxi on Dec 17, 2011 2:40 PM EDT
Yahoo!/AP; By Paul Foy
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge on Friday dismissed a Utah company's $1 billion federal antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. after a jury failed to reach a unanimous verdict.

Novell claims Microsoft duped it into developing the once-popular WordPerfect writing program for Windows 95 only to pull the plug so Microsoft could gain market share with its own product. Novell says it was later forced to sell WordPerfect for a $1.2 billion loss.

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Eleven to One against Microsoft... JaseP 4 527 Dec 18, 2011 9:56 AM
No, the judge didn't dismiss the lawsuit herzeleid 1 494 Dec 17, 2011 10:21 PM

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