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'Marketplace' Report: Microsoft Loses Court Fight

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'Marketplace' Report: Microsoft Loses Court Fight

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'Marketplace' Report: Microsoft Loses Court Fight

'Marketplace' Report: Microsoft Loses Court Fight

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A European court is upholding a 2004 ruling saying Microsoft abused its dominant market position and must open its Windows operating system to competitors. Along with that, the software giant lost its appeal against a record fine of $600 million imposed by the European Commission. 'Marketplace's' John Dimsdale talks to Madeleine Brand about what these rulings mean for the company.