Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

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Microsoft Accused Of Unfair Browser Competition

Seems like old times, doesn't it? Both Mozilla and Google this week slammed Microsoft for restricting third-party Web browsers on the upcoming Windows 8 operating system version for ARM (dubbed Windows RT). Both Mozilla and Google claim that Internet Explorer 10 will be able to run the "Windows classic" environment as well as the Windows Metro environment, but competing browsers such as Firefox and Chrome will be prohibited from running in the "Windows classic" environment. While browser competition complaints are nothing new for Microsoft, the software giant doesn't need any antitrust roadblocks ahead of its all-important Windows 8 launch.

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