Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Microsoft-Novell Case

The U.S. Supreme Court handed Microsoft a defeat by refusing to rule on the software giant's request to halt an antitrust suit brought against it by Novell in 2004. Court papers filed in the suit by Novell, based in Waltham, Massachusetts, said that Microsoft "deliberately targeted and destroyed" its WordPerfect and QuattroPro programs to protect its Windows operating system monopoly.

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