Hand it to the European Union to look after its population. At least when it comes to computing and technology, even video games. The various bodies in EU have actively discussed and taken decisions on a number of such cases. Take the case of a single, universal charger for mobile phones, for instance. This time,...

Can’t argue with a word like extraordinary! Microsoft may already have acknowledged its mistake and agreed to pay the massive penalty levied on it by the European Union, but analysts around the world are weighing in on the recent ruling. The company was fined $731 million last week for failing to provide European...

Ever since Microsoft got tangled up in EU anti-trust issues, the company has issued a “Browser Ballot Screen” in order to keep the pressure of their backs. The idea was that this ballet gave users of Windows in the European Union options of looking at and choosing alternative browsers. The browser ballet not only...

Here we go again. In addition to the current investigations into Microsoft’s failure to give some Windows users a browser ballot screen, European Union (EU) antitrust officials are also looking into Windows 8 and Windows RT. More specifically, charges that Microsoft has blocked rival browser makers from harnessing the...