But are they best friends forever? Back in June Kaspersky took some extreme measures when it filed an antitrust complaint against Microsoft for what the security provider claimed were anticompetitive practices from the software titan. Basically, it cited the fact that Kaspersky software was being removed from Windows...

Little trouble in big China? The Chinese odyssey seems to be coming to an end for Microsoft. With the investigation now concluded, the company can now focus on business in the country. But not before paying the heavy amount of $140 million in fine. Local authorities had been investigating the software titan for what...

I guess all the roads these past few months lead to this one reality. The Chinese government has outlined plans to remove Windows from all government computers. Instead, the country wants to focus on a locally developed operating system — development on this Linux based variant is already underway. All this is not...

Microsoft is having a bit of a torrid time in China, after being named in the group of companies that are currently being investigated for antitrust issues in the country. And as we learned late last month, CEO Satya Nadella planned a trip to China to resolve this dispute. Now we have some new updates on this, via...

Sure, you’re not. Chinese authorities may not like it but Microsoft enjoys a solid following in China, at least when it comes to the good old traditional PC. In fact, Windows are off to a good start there, too. Several Chinese companies have even launched highly affordable Windows 8.1 slates. However, Redmond is...

China is a very protocol driven country, putting it mildly. They have their set rules, and they expect these rules to be followed. Microsoft and other companies are getting an education in this regard. The software titan is one of many international firms currently embroiled in an antitrust investigation. But while...

The government of China started investigating Microsoft for antitrust violations a few weeks back, but there are people that believe that the inspection comes too late. Too late for it to be productive, too late for it to matter — simply at the wrong time. Things took this turn a few months ago when the country banned...

The crisis in China has taken another turn! Microsoft is currently being investigated by government officials in the country for antitrust, and we have some fresh information on this. The technology titan is now being accused of not providing the full details regarding two of its flagship products, Windows and Office...

Satya Nadella has a flight booked. Microsoft CEO is heading to China to discuss the currently ongoing antitrust probe with government officials, Reuters is reporting. Things have escalated fast in the country these past few months. Chinese authorities are claiming that the software titan is not exactly transparent...

Microsoft is one of the nine companies that are currently being probed for antitrust violations by Chinese regulators and things have taken a rather interesting turn. It was recently revealed that the company was not entirely transparent about software sales data, products like Windows and Office. But it appears that...