How Important Is Search to MSFT?

…Important enough to tell the EU to go pound sand, or so claims a Dow Jones report (via Wonk). The short of it: A main reason settlement talks with the EU broke down was that MSFT wanted rights to "tie" (that's the term that sunk them in the US browser…

…Important enough to tell the EU to go pound sand, or so claims a Dow Jones report (via Wonk). The short of it: A main reason settlement talks with the EU broke down was that MSFT wanted rights to “tie” (that’s the term that sunk them in the US browser case) search to Windows.

Dow Jones story here.

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Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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