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CNET News.com: New Microsoft system continues bundling tradition

Apr 10, 2000, 15:03 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Windows Me is Microsoft's next operating system for home users. The company demonstrated the latest features of the new operating system for the first time this past weekend, revealing tight integration with a number of Microsoft technologies, including Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player and links to MSN Internet sites."

"Microsoft has forged ahead with bundling despite legal controversies about the company's bundling policies and growing industry scrutiny focused on these types of business practices."

""Clearly, this is Microsoft's way of letting the market know very clearly that it is 'business as usual' for them," said Gartner Group analyst Michael Gartenberg. "Microsoft will continue to do things as they see fit--they don't want to be caught in the position of taking their eye off the ball.""

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