Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

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EU Set To Charge Microsoft Over Browser Choice Ruling

The EU is getting ready to lower the boom on Microsoft for not complying with a 2009 agreement under which it pledged to offer Windows users the option of choosing Web browsers other than Internet Explorer.

"The next step is to open a formal proceeding into the company's breach of an agreement," EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said in a press conference, as reported by Reuters. "It should not be a long investigation because the company itself explicitly recognized its breach of the agreement."


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