US and EU antitrust regulators have their eyes on Windows RT

Microsoft is trying to lock out competing browsers when running Windows on ARM chips, reports C/Net. Today, Mozilla’s top lawyer warned that Microsoft’s behavior threatens a repeat of history, because it’s telling Mozilla that it’s barring Firefox from forthcoming Windows 8 machines that use ARM processors. By only allowing Internet Explorer to fully access advanced [...]

US and EU antitrust regulators have their eyes on Windows RT

While Microsoft's decision to limit browsers on Windows RT may be controversial to some, there seems to be actual sound reasoning behind it.

Thu 17 May 12 from Extremetech

Windows 8 on ARM restrictions could fall afoul of EU browser ballot deal

Microsoft has declined to comment on whether the ballot is applicable

Tue 15 May 12 from Arstechnica

Living with Internet Explorer 6: Six ways to ease the pain

Stuck with Internet Explorer 6? This guide will make the web a bit friendlier.

Thu 10 May 12 from Arstechnica

Windows RT will ban Firefox and Chrome, says Mozilla

According to Mozilla, Windows RT, a tablet-centric iteration of the upcoming Windows 8 OS, could be hitched exclusively to Internet Explorer. 

Thu 10 May 12 from The Christian Science Monitor

Microsoft Locking Out Competing ARM Browsers?

Microsoft is trying to lock out competing browsers when running Windows on ARM chips, reports C/Net. Today, Mozilla’s top lawyer warned that Microsoft’s behavior threatens a repeat ...

Thu 10 May 12 from dailywireless.org

Microsoft limits third-party browsers in Windows on ARM, Mozilla cries foul

Mozilla and Google’s plans to develop a Metro-style version of their browsers for Windows 8 were dealt a major blow this week after it was revealed that Microsoft will restrict third-party ...

Thu 10 May 12 from Techspot

Mozilla, Google riled over Windows 8 ARM browser limitations

Mozilla has the web ablaze with talk about Windows RT, and not in a good way. They’ve decided it’s time to call Microsoft out for unfair treatment of third-party web browsers, and ...

Thu 10 May 12 from Geek.com

Microsoft returning Windows to 'the digital dark ages'?

Mozilla, the developer group behind the popular Firefox browser, argued that Firefox is being banned from Windows 8, the forthcoming tablet-centric OS from Microsoft -- and returning the company ...

Thu 10 May 12 from FOXNews

Microsoft bans third-party browsers from Windows on ARM

In a twist that's very reminiscent of Microsoft's naughty nineties, Mozilla has revealed that Windows RT -- aka Windows 8 on ARM -- will only support one web browser: Internet Explorer.

Thu 10 May 12 from Extremetech

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