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August 22, 2013 at 9:09 AM

Report: Feds widen investigation into Microsoft bribery allegations

The U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission has reportedly widened its investigation of Microsoft and its relationships with business partners who have been accused of allegedly bribing foreign officials in return for contracts, according to a new report in The Wall Street Journal. In March, the Journal had reported that the U.S. government…

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August 13, 2013 at 8:34 AM

Class action lawsuit filed against Microsoft over Surface RT

[Update Aug. 14: My story, running in the Aug. 14 print edition of The Seattle Times, on the lawsuit  is here.]

From earlier:

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Microsoft on behalf of shareholders who say they were misled by Microsoft executives about how well the Surface RT tablets were selling.

The Surface tablet with Touch Covers (Photo from Microsoft)

The Surface tablet with Touch Covers (Photo from Microsoft)

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