Finally. After years of to-ing and fro-ing from the courtroom, a U.S. judge has ended a lawsuit that reaches back as far as the launch of Windows 95.
Following an eight-week trial ending in December with a hung jury, Novell was pressing for close to $1 billion in damages for antitrust violations committed by Microsoft while Microsoft founder Bill Gates was still at the helm.
But today, U.S. District Judge Frederick Motz ruled that Novell can no longer pursue the case against Microsoft.
In the ruling, Motz wrote:
"Although Novell presented evidence from which a jury … Read more