Microsoft "thinking with great interest" about opening up Windows source
Stories by Bob Trott
MS applications suite relies heavily on IE 5.0 for Internet-enhanced features
Microsoft is gearing up for a June release of Office 2000 with a raft of partner announcements and a focus on the desktop productivity suite's Internet and componentisation capabilities.
Microsoft has begun working on an appeal
Microsoft is downplaying a report that it has stepped up negotiations with the US Department of Justice to settle its antitrust case
Criticised in the past for its "Windows now, everybody else later" approach, Microsoft will release the latest version of its browser, Internet Explorer 5.0, on March 18 for a wide range of platforms, the company announced yesterday.
Break-up and forced licensing being considered
Microsoft is dealing with more woes surrounding Service Pack 4 (SP4) of Windows NT Server 4.0. The software giant is working on an SP4 installation problem that affects users with specific configurations, and plans to issue a fix this week. Additionally, Microsoft support-line engineers compounded worries for some customers by describing the fix as a "major re-release" of the service pack.
Reorganisation driven by Steve Ballmer
MS no longer has to meet February 15 deadline
Allchin calls integration "the holy grail of software development"
Microsoft may look to fill the gap with an interim release
Hardware maker, developer, greeting card company line up to sue
Judge adds AOL-Netscape merger to the mix
Microsoft has moved a little closer to releasing Beta 3 of Windows 2000, shipping Release Candidate 0 (RC0) for the beta version this week.