Comes Antitrust: How Microsoft Schemed to Destroy Borland (Like It Did Yahoo!)
Sep 14, 2009, 16:04 (1 Talkback[s])
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"LAST YEAR we looked back at several stories that
relate to Borland and what Microsoft did to this company [1, 2].
Microsoft offered obscene amounts of money for key staff of Borland
to abandon and subsequently pass control over development tools to
Microsoft. It's a vicious long-term investment whose key strategy
is destruction of competition, which in turn enables price-fixing.
"Borland suffered from some other Microsoft abuses, which we
shall properly revisit and cover in the future."