The U.S. District Court for Texas’ Eastern District, Tyler Division, has ruled in favor of Toronto-based software firm i4i, opining that Microsoft illegally infringed upon the Canadian company’s patent. i4i’s attorneys successfully argued at a jury trial that began May 11 that Microsoft Word’s XML document processing capabilities “willfully” violated i4i’s patent on that type of XML processing software. Microsoft plans to appeal the ruling.
Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) received U.S. antitrust approval to proceed with its proposed acquisition of Nuance Communications (Nasdaq: NUAN), a Burlington, Massachusetts-based artificial intelligence and speech recognition company, Reuters reported Friday. The deadline for the U.S. government to oppose the transaction expired on June 1 and the expiration of that waiting period “satisfies one of the
The Department of Defense indicated in court documents filed Friday that it is preparing for more months of litigation over a contract protest filed by Amazon Web Services challenging the award of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Federal News Network reported. DOD, Microsoft and AWS said in the
Jim Kelly, a vice president at Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL), has been promoted to senior VP for North America federal sales at the company, GovCon Wire has learned. “Jim’s experience and drive make him an excellent leader to continue our strong momentum in this segment,” John Byrne, president of North America Sales at Dell, said