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Changes might speed up clocks

...Associated Press. It might also mess with the timing of traffic lights, security systems, sprinklers, and some personal computer software and hardware.Since 1930, electric clocks have kept time based on the rate of the electrical current that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-24/changes-might-speed-clocks
Experts: Judge's harsh wording may hasten settlement in Microsoft case

...the case." U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ruled that Microsoft has used its dominance of the personal computer software industry to stifle competition, hurting consumers. While few had expected a victory for Microsoft in its antitrust...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/06/tec_272985.shtml
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Microsoft boldly steps into high-tech's Wild West

...software on the game company's next video console. The action indirectly pits the world's largest maker of personal computer software against the leading makers of video-game consoles, Sony and Nintendo. And Microsoft lands squarely in business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/28/tec_229704.shtml
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Old-fashioned paper returns still the rule

...significant growth in electronic filing, which is usually provided for a fee through a tax professional, with personal computer software or directly online via an Internet site. Some preparers don't charge e-filing fees, particularly for lower-income...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/14/bus_338387.shtml
Business
Microsoft countersues Sun over Java

...rivals' products. Sun maintains Microsoft, in its zeal to protect its business, is abusing its dominance of personal computer software to fracture the drive to create a universal software language. Sun licenses the language to 117 software developers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/28/tec_216683.shtml
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Techbits: DNA pendant, Wired world and more

...technology has the same 99 percent speech-to-text conversion accuracy that the company claims for its latest personal-computer software. Burlington, Mass.-based Nuance plans to introduce the technology next week at a conference in Las Vegas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/03/liv_74967.shtml
Life & style
Stocks down despite good earnings, flat inflation reading

...deal to license desktop software in China. The agreement with China could make Sun's systems the standard personal computer software in the world's most populous country. Decliners slightly outnumbered advancers on the New York Stock Exchange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/19/fin_393189.shtml
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Fault lines widen in debate over antitrust action against Microsoft

...fault lines in the debate over what action, if any, should be taken against the world's largest maker of personal computer software. About a dozen states are expected to decide by mid-May whether to take action separate from the Justice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/06/bus_227529.shtml
Business
Gates: penalties would undermine Windows software

...Microsoft, other companies that build upon Microsoft's products, and the businesses and consumers that use PC (personal computer) software," Gates testified. The states say they want Microsoft to disclose some of its blueprints to ensure that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/23/tec_340190.shtml
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Justice, states could sue Microsoft

...Microsoft's browser. Chronology Key dates in the antitrust investigation of Microsoft Corp., the largest maker of personal computer software: 1975 -- Microsoft founded by Paul Allen and Bill Gates, friends who had co-written a programming language...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/14/tec_228178.shtml
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