Gates to testify in $1B lawsuit against Microsoft

Microsoft’s Bill Gates has arrived at federal court in Salt Lake City to testify in a billion-dollar antitrust lawsuit accusing the software maker of duping a competitor prior to its Windows 95 rollout, the Associated Press reports. Utah-based Novell Inc. says Microsoft tricked them into thinking its WordPerfect writing application would be included in the Windows 95 rollout. Novell says it was later forced to sell WordPerfect for a $1.2 billion loss. Microsoft lawyers will open their case Monday with Gates’ testimony…

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