The European Commission has ratified the agreement between T-Mobile and Orange to combine in the UK.
ExclusiveOpera has responded to the EC decision to allow testing of Microsoft's ballot page proposal for the default browser on Windows 7, with a senior figure insisting that it is the implementation that worries him.
Microsoft's ballot page to choose a default browser will not show up in Europe until a user runs Windows Update for the first time.
The EC has explained that it believes Microsoft's ballot proposal is an adequate measure to address concerns about anti-competitive bundling of the IE browser.
Microsoft has been given the green light by the European Commission to move forward with its still-controversial browser bundling plan in Europe.
Mozilla Foundation Chair Mitchell Baker has slammed Microsoft's proposal for a browser ballot to give users a choice of internet browsers on Windows PCs.
Intel will face a fine from the EU this week after the investigation into allegations that it paid computer makers to delay or cancel products that used chips from rival firms, rumours are suggesting.