Burden of the years weighs on Windows

Back in 1998, the U.S. government declared that its landmark antitrust suit against Microsoft was not merely a matter of law enforcement, but a defense of innovation. The concern was that the company's strategy of bundling more and more features into Microsoft Windows was thwarting competition and stifling innovation.

Eight years later, long after Microsoft lost and then settled the antitrust case, it turns out that Windows is indeed stifling innovation: at Microsoft.

The company's marathon effort to come up with a new version of its desktop operating system, Windows Vista, has repeatedly stalled. Burden of the years weighs on Windows - Business - International Herald Tribune

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