Microsoft

The judge in the Microsoft anti-trust trial has ordered the software giant to split into two companies. Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson had ruled two months ago that Microsoft broke U.S. antitrust law by illegally protecting its monopoly in computer operating systems. This latest ruling requires the company to be broken up into a Windows operating system and a second one that would hold all other Microsoft software, including Word for word processing and Excel for spreadsheet calculations. Microsoft chairman Bill Gates vowed to appeal the ruling, all the way to the Supreme Court, if necessary. Join Juan Williams and guests for an examination of the Microsoft ruling and its impact on the high tech industry and PC users.

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