Why Did China Launch An Anti-monopoly Probe Into Microsoft? – Nasdaq.com

At one point, the government tried to split the tech giant in half, but eventually withdrew the demand. Microsoft also lost an antitrust case in the European Union in 2004. It spent the following eight years appealing the case, resulting in a slight reduction of the fine to 860 million ($1.15 billion) in 2012. In both cases, the accusations were similar — that Microsoft abused its market-leading position by bundling its own software like Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player into Windows. The new accusations in China are more nebulous.
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