Pender's Blog

Blog archive

SAP Target of Antitrust Claim

We at RCPU have always kind of wondered when this sort of thing would happen: A Texas-based company called Versata has filed an antitrust suit against SAP. What's interesting here is that Versata didn't file up the road in the patent-suit haven of Tyler, Texas, but instead is pursuing this claim with the European Union. Now, the EU has hit Microsoft pretty hard in recent years, and we've always suspected something of an anti-American bias in some of those rulings and penalties. How hard will the EU hit a German firm this time, if at all (assuming Versata even has a real case here)? Stay tuned...  

Posted by Lee Pender on 06/30/2010 at 1:23 PM


Featured

  • Microsoft Previews Windows Autopilot for HoloLens 2

    Microsoft on Friday announced a public preview of Windows Autopilot for HoloLens 2, its mixed-reality headset.

  • Microsoft Flirts with Charging for API Software Connections

    Microsoft may have started something new by attempting to charge its customers for software that uses its application programming interfaces (APIs).

  • Overcoming Spacesuit Anxiety During Astronaut Training

    Spacesuits are heavy, claustrophobic and hot -- an uncomfortable combination for many would-be astronauts. Here's how Brien came around to the idea of wearing one.

  • Microsoft Announces Azure Kubernetes Service Enhancements

    Microsoft this week announced a few Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) product milestones as part of the KubeCon event.

comments powered by Disqus