EU investigates Microsoft over Teams/Office bundling

The European Commission will probe the US tech giant over anti-competitive practices

Tom Allen
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Eyes are on Microsoft

The European Commission is to investigate Microsoft over claims that linking its Teams videoconferencing app with popular Office software stifles competition.

The Commission will open a formal probe next week, investigating allegations that the Windows-maker is abusing its dominant market position. Four people with direct knowledge of the matter told ...

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