Stories by Elizabeth Wasserman and Patrick Thibodeau

  • MS/DOJ: MS said to demand QuickTime death

    A mid-level Microsoft employee made clear to Apple Computer developers that the company wanted Apple to "knife the baby" -- Apple's multimedia playback program QuickTime -- in exchange for the Web authoring side of the market, according to testimony at Microsoft's antitrust trial on Thursday. The testimony came from Avie Tevanian, Apple's senior vice president for software development, who attended an August 1997 meeting with other Apple officials and counterparts from Microsoft.